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The Standard Gauge Railway Section 7 site is located at Emali, 3-hours from the capital, Nairobi. At this site casting of T-Beams and Railway sleepers are among the major tasks ...
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For the SGR Project, steel reinforced sleepers are made at various factories along the new line. On of these factories is based at Section 7 and it churns out up ...
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 ...
ManufacturerR - CNR Corporation China
The flat wagon
Inside view of the hopper wagon
This hopper wagon will be used to pour ballast along the side of the track during the track laying process.
A flat and top-covered wagons. The top-covered wagon is used for transportation of goods against rain.
The installation is almost complete awaiting a rigorous testing phase. This machine works in a pack of several others including the ballast hopper.
Rear view of the Track Laying Machine
The front section of the machine consists mainly of the laying boom which suspends the track before lowering it to the ready ballast bed
Rear view of the machine. This wide opening allows the smooth movement to tracks to the laying boom.
The track bed will be used to hold tracks (sleeper-rail sets) ready to be laid on the ballast.
This super-heavy machine is another train on itself but without self traction mechanism, so it will require an engine to provide the traction as it works.
Side view of the Track Laying Machine. The center mounted boom will bear the load for lifting the rail mounted sleepers onto the ballast track.
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 ...
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The Standard Gauge Railway Project is use concrete reinforced sleepers as opposed to the steel sleepers used in the old railway. The Chinese standards railway sleepers are made out of ...
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