Theft Cases Experienced At Kenya Railways Causes Delays

A train at the railway station
A train at the railway station

Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has announced delays after recording vandalism cases of the ongoing rehabilitation of various railway lines.

According to reports it showed a three metre-gauge lines that were under rehabilitation would take longer to be completed than earlier expected.

KRC Managing Director Philip Mainga revealed the completion of the three railway lines, Nakuru-Kisumu, Gilgil-Nyahururu and Longonot-Malaba will suffer setbacks after various equipments including sleepers, nuts and clips to have been stolen by vandals.

“It’s unfortunate that vandals have been coming behind our back to steal railway parts. We call upon the public to stop engaging in illegal activities along our railway line,” said Philip Mainga.

He further claimed the vandalism had been extended to existing railway lines including the Nairobi-Mombasa line as well as that of Nairobi-Nanyuki.

A train at the railway station
A train at the railway station

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