Nairobi News


Police probe vandalism of guard rail ahead of SGR launch

A section of the new standard gauge railway has been damaged at Mariakani.

However, Kenya Railways Managing Director Atanas Maina termed the damage to the guard rail as “nothing major” even though he could not specify the extent of the damage.

“Police are investigating what happened but we view this as a malicious act,” Mr Maina said.

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to launch the railway on Wednesday.

Mr Maina said it’s early to conclude whether the damage was intended to sabotage the commissioning.

“We are waiting for investigations to be completed to make a conclusion,” he said.