Nairobi News


Here’s the new Madaraka Express schedule… lest you miss your train

Kenya Railways on Wednesday announced a new schedule for the Madaraka Express passenger service.

The new schedule, to take effect from August 1, is aimed at “improving performance, efficiency and overall user satisfaction”.

The inter-county train will now be departing from Nairobi at 8.20am and not 8am. It will arrive in Mombasa at 2:18pm.

Those traveling from Mombasa to Nairobi using the express train will depart at 2.35pm, five minutes late than the current departure time, and arrive in Nairobi at 7.18pm.

Kenya Railways has also advised passengers travelling from Mombasa to Nairobi and using the inter-county train to board at 8am and arrive in Nairobi at 1.42pm.

The train will depart Mtito Andei at 11.20am, Athi River at 8.40am, Emali at 9.47am, Kibwezi at 10.32am, Voi at 12.29am, Mariakani at 1.49pm and Miasenyi at 1.04pm.

The scheduled departure time at Mariakiani is 8.24am, Mtito Andei (10.52am), Kibwezi (11.25am), Athi River (1.16pm), Emali (12.09pm), Voi (9.43am) and Miasenyi (9.09am)

Meanwhile, the express train will leave the Mombasa station at 3.15pm and arrive in Nairobi at 8.14pm.