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March 19, 2015 - 4:43 PM
The Standard Gauge Project is well underway and has already employed many locals along the railway's path. The project is divided into different sections all camped along the railway from ...
March 13, 2015 - 6 AM
The T-Beam girders are manufactured at Section 7 site at Emali. Due to the massive weight of each girder, they are hoisted by Gantry cranes installed on the site. They ...
March 3, 2015 - 9:24 PM
February 21, 2015 - 4:43 PM
The Standard Railway Project will among others involve the construction of a railway from Mombassa to Nairobi. Mombassa being in a costal area provides a gradient challenge for the railway ...
February 15, 2015 - 3:55 PM
At the Section 7 steel yard, work on steel is a never ceasing process. The steel yard is where steel is bent, cut, welded and tensioned for specific purposes. It ...
Railway Sleepers arranged on a bed with the steel bolts already inserted. The next step is to place the two steel bars on the sleepers to form a single unit.
Railway-Sleeper set ready for installation. This assembly contains 44 sleepers and 2 rail bars which are going to be installed as a single unit.
The Sleeper Rotating machine is the newest machine to arrive at the site. This electrically powered hydraulic machine is used to arrange sleepers and overturn them ready for the insertion of the steel bolts.
The storage area for the T-Beam Girders is becoming full by the day. By the close of this April, the contractor has produced 70+ Girders
Inner Line 3 - This line is almost complete and all is left is to do some minor alignment. It is going to be used to transfer sleepers from the factory to the assembly yard.
This large structure arrived this month and shall be used to measure the strength of the T-Beam Girders. The test is done every 6 months to ensure that all the beams will withstand the weight of trains.
Taps and valves that are used to pump slurry concrete into the T-Beam Girders at the site. The concrete is pumped at a very high pressure inside the T-Beam
A top view of the steel yard roofing. This is visible from an aircraft above the site.
This line runs from the Sleeper Factory to the sleepers storage and bolt mounting location.
This second line that runs parrarell to the T-beams storage location will be used to transport the beams out of the site to the installation site.
T-Beams at the storage location. The steel cables are covered with tape to reduce exposure to air and water which causes rusting to occur
A complete T-Beam ready for hauling to the storage location.
January 23, 2015 - 4:43 PM
The President inspected a trial section of the SGR at Mtito Andei and later toured a plant for manufacturing rail sleepers and bridge sections. Speaking when he addressed local employees ...
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January 14, 2015 - 6:04 PM
The SGR Section 7 construction camp has the mandate of production of railway sleepers, dispatch of railway steel and production of the railway bridge girders. The girder is a horizontal ...
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