RVR installs GPS technology to improve tracking and speed of cargo movement by rail
KSh 800m technology platform equips trains with on board computers
NAIROBI, June 27, 2013, Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the operator of the Kenya-Uganda Railways, has launched a Ksh. 800m tehcnology upgrade that includes global positioning system (GPS) - based software that centrally controls the movement of trains and cargo along the railway track. Read more....
RVR injects kshs 1.7bn into new 73 km railway line Modern rail cuts Mombasa-Nairobi cargo travel time by 6 hours
NAIROBI, June 24, 2013, Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the operator of the Kenya-Uganda Railways, has completed the building of 73 kilometres of new railways track between Mombasa and Nairobi costing Kshs 1.7 billion ($20 million) to improve reliability and speed delivery of cargo by rail from Mombasa.
RVR Re-introduces Maritime service on Lake Victoria with MV Kaawa.
Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the concessionaire of the Kenya-Uganda railway has resumed its maritime services on Lake Victoria after taking over the MV Kaawa which was re-commissioned by Uganda’s Minister of Works and transport Hon Abraham Byandala at Port Bell in Kampala on Friday the 31st of August 2012 Read more...
RVR to Rehabilitate Nalukulongo Railway Workshop.
KAMPALA, 30th August 2012, RVR has awarded a contract worth US$410,000 to ROKO Construction Ltd to refurbish the main railway workshop at Nalukulongo. The works which are scheduled to start in September 2012 will take three months and aim to return the railway workshop to its original state, bring the work environment up to the required standards and to achieve certification to ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001.