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Rail transport in Kenya

Index Rail transport in Kenya

Rail transport in Kenya consists of a metre-gauge network that is in poor condition and a new standard gauge railway (SGR) that is under construction. [1]

42 relations: EAR 13 class, EAR 29 class, EAR 31 class, EAR 56 class, EAR 58 class, EAR 60 class, East African Railway Master Plan, Index of Kenya-related articles, Kenya Railways Corporation, Kibwezi, KUR EA class, KUR EC class, KUR EC1 class, KUR EC2 class, KUR EC3 class, KUR EC4 class, KUR EC5 class, KUR ED1 class, Lamu, Louis Leakey, Metre-gauge railway, Mulukbu, Norwegian coupling, Outline of Kenya, Rail transport by country, Rail transport in Rwanda, Rail transport in Tanzania, Railway stations in Kenya, Rift Valley Railways Consortium, South Sudan, TR DL class, TR GA class, TR MK class, TR ML class, TR RV class, Uganda Railway, Uganda Railways Corporation, UR G class, UR GB class, UR GC class, UR GD class, UR MS class.

EAR 13 class

The EAR 13 class was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow, Scotland, for the East African Railways (EAR).

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EAR 29 class

The EAR 29 class was a class of oil-burning gauge steam locomotives based upon the Nigerian Railways River class.

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EAR 31 class

The EAR 31 class was a class of oil-burning gauge steam locomotives.

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EAR 56 class

The EAR 56 class was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built by Beyer, Peacock & Co. in Gorton, Manchester, England, in 1949.

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EAR 58 class

The EAR 58 class was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built by Beyer, Peacock & Co. in Manchester, England, in 1949.

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EAR 60 class

The EAR 60 class, also known as the Governor class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built for the East African Railways as a development of the EAR's existing 56 class.

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East African Railway Master Plan

The East African Railway Master Plan is a proposal for rejuvenating railways serving Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda and adding railways to serve Rwanda and Burundi.

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Index of Kenya-related articles

There are more than 14,000 articles related to Kenya.

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Kenya Railways Corporation

Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC), also Kenya Railways (KR) is the national railway of Kenya.

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Kibwezi

Kibwezi is a town in Makueni County, Kenya.

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KUR EA class

The KUR EA class, later known as the EAR 28 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives.

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KUR EC class

The KUR EC class was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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KUR EC1 class

The KUR EC1 class, later known as the EAR 50 class and the EAR 51 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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KUR EC2 class

The KUR EC2 class, later known as the EAR 52 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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KUR EC3 class

The KUR EC3 class, later known as the EAR 57 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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KUR EC4 class

The KUR EC4 class, later known as the EAR 54 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives developed under and for use in wartime conditions.

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KUR EC5 class

The KUR EC5 class was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built during the latter stages of World War II by Beyer, Peacock & Co. in Gorton, Manchester, England, for the War Department of the United Kingdom.

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KUR ED1 class

The KUR ED1 class was a class of gauge steam locomotives built for the Kenya-Uganda Railway (KUR).

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Lamu

Lamu or Lamu Town is a small town on Lamu Island, which in turn is a part of the Lamu Archipelago in Kenya.

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Louis Leakey

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (7 August 1903 – 1 October 1972) was a Kenyan paleoanthropologist and archaeologist whose work was important in demonstrating that humans evolved in Africa, particularly through discoveries made at Olduvai Gorge with his wife, fellow paleontologist Mary Leakey.

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Metre-gauge railway

Metre-gauge railways are narrow-gauge railways with track gauge of or 1 metre.

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Mulukbu

Also known as Sudi, Mulukbu is a town and railroad station in the Western Region of Kenya.

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Norwegian coupling

A Norwegian coupling (or meat chopper) is a manual coupling consisting of a central buffer with a mechanical hook that drops into a slot in the central buffer.

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Outline of Kenya

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Kenya: Kenya is a country in East Africa.

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Rail transport by country

This page provides an index of articles on rail transport by country.

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Rail transport in Rwanda

There are several railway lines in Rwanda, including a line to Tanzania.

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Rail transport in Tanzania

Rail transport in Tanzania is conducted by two companies (Tanzania Railways Corporation and TAZARA).

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Railway stations in Kenya

Railway stations in Kenya include.

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Rift Valley Railways Consortium

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) is a consortium that was established to manage the parastatal railways of Kenya and Uganda.

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South Sudan

South Sudan, officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa.

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TR DL class

The TR DL class, later known as the EAR 23 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives derived from the Nigerian Railways Emir class.

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TR GA class

The TR GA class, later known as the EAR 53 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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TR MK class

The TR MK class, later known as the EAR 25 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives.

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TR ML class

The TR ML class, later known and expanded as the EAR 26 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives designed for and ordered by the Tanganyika Railway (TR), as a development of the TR MK class.

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TR RV class

The TR RV class, later known as the EAR 21 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives designed and built for the Tanganyika Railway (TR) as a development of the TR MK class.

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Uganda Railway

Mainly built to serve as a transport system of carrying goods such as minerals from interior Uganda and the Magadi section in Kenya, the once famous railway also faced some drawbacks to its completion.

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Uganda Railways Corporation

The Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) is the parastatal railway of Uganda.

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UR G class

The UR G class, known later as the UR / KUR GA class, and later still as the KUR EB class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by Nasmyth, Wilson and Company in Patricroft, Salford, England, for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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UR GB class

The UR GB class, known later as the UR / KUR EB1 class, and later still as part of the EAR 22 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow, Scotland, for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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UR GC class

The UR GC class, later known as the UR / KUR EB2 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by Nasmyth, Wilson and Company in Patricroft, Salford, England, for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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UR GD class

The UR GD class, known later as the UR / KUR EB3 class, and later still as the EAR 24 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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UR MS class

The UR MS class, known later as the KUR MS class, later still as the KUR EE class, and finally as the EAR 10 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by Nasmyth, Wilson and Company in Patricroft, Salford, England, for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_transport_in_Kenya

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