Mombasa to Nairobi container transport - Via Rail

Mombasa To Nairobi Container Transport - Via Rail

The Kenyan government issued a Directive to transfer all imported cargo from Mombasa to Nairobi through the Standard Gauge Railway.
This was followed by the Kenya Revenue Authority and Kenya Ports Authority issuing a joint directive ordering all local imported cargo to Nairobi and beyond be transported on the SGR Rail. The directive was effective from 7th August 2019.

The directive stated, “all containerized local imports for delivery in Nairobi and the hinterland shall he conveyed by Standard Gauge Railway and cleared at the Embakasi Inland Container Depot – Nairobi.”

In addition, all imported cargo intended for Mombasa and its environs shall the cleared directly at the port of Mombasa.

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