SGR Railway Construction Wagons

Among the wagons that have arrived at section 7 are the covered wagons, ballast open top hoppers, flat bed wagons and a locomotive engine. More are expected to arrive soon.

The arrival of railway waggons that will be used in the laying of the Standard Gauge Railway marks the beginning of an important step in the railway construction. These waggons shall be used in laying the line towards Nairobi from Section 7 campsite in Emali.

The construction of a standard gauge lines inside the campsite is now complete and also the track laying machine is ready. As the workers put on final touches on the lines, more waggons have been arriving at the site in preparation of commencing of track laying to Emali town. Actual track laying will start in a few months awaiting for civil works to be completed first.

This hopper wagon will be used to pour ballast along the side of the track during the track laying process.

This hopper wagon will be used to pour ballast along the side of the track during the track laying process.

Inside view of the hopper wagon

Inside view of the hopper wagon

A flat and top-covered wagons. The top-covered wagon is used for transportation of goods against rain.

A flat and top-covered wagons. The top-covered wagon is used for transportation of goods against rain.

The flat wagon

The flat wagon

ManufacturerR - CNR Corporation China

ManufacturerR - CNR Corporation China

The arrived waggons include the covered waggons, ballast open-top hoppers and the flat bed type waggons. Earlier a locomotive engine arrived and will be used to move the waggons on the rail as the track layer lays the tracks piece by piece.

CNR Corporation is a leading Chinese rolling stock manufacturer and primarily focuses on high speed units together with passenger and railway equipment machinery.

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