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SGR Madaraka Express Train Fare Booking Time, Stations Schedules & Destinations

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The Madaraka Express train service between Nairobi and Mombasa is currently operational with one train leaving Mombasa and another leaving Nairobi as below:
Mombasa to Nairobi – 09:00 am (Departure)
Nairobi to Mombasa – 09:00 am (Departure)
Mombasa to Nairobi – 01:30 pm (Arrival)
Nairobi to Mombasa – 01:30 pm (Arrival)
This is an express service with the train only stopping at Mtito Andei Intermediate station.

Locomotive drivers who drove the inaugural train from Mombasa to Nairobi

A ticket costs Ksh. 3,000 for the first class and Ksh. 700 for the Economy class. Children under three (3) years will not pay any fares; those between three (3) and eleven (11) years will pay half price; and those above eleven (11) years will pay full price. The tickets are on sale at the Mombasa and Nairobi Terminus. Travelers can buy tickets by cash or through the debit/credit cards. One can book upto four (4) days in advance.
Kenya Railways has taken initiatives to offer a connect service between the by bus between the Mombasa and Nairobi Termini. In Mombasa, passengers are picked at the old Mombasa railway station at 7:00 am and dropped at the Mombasa Terminus whereas in Nairobi, travelers will be picked at the Nairobi Central railway station and dropped at the Nairobi Terminus. The buses sourced from NYS and Kenya Posta will remain at the Termini and transport travelers on arrival at both destinations. The connect service is on offer upto June 6th, 2017.

Regarding freight tariff, the initial charges for containerized fright from the Port of Mombasa to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Nairobi or to Nairobi South freight exchange centre are set at US$ 500 per TEU, which is equivalent to approximately KShs. 50,000 per TEU. Other freight will be charged at 0.07 per tonne-kilometre.
Being a single line for the operation of both passengers and freight trains, with 33 crossing stations, the passenger trains will be given priority through the crossing stations to ensure they achieve the stated transit times. The rest of the fares are tabulated below:

SGR Stations

SGR Madaraka Express train schedules Mombasa, Mariakani, Miasenyi, Voi, Mtito Andei, Kibwezi, Emali, Athi River and Nairobi

SGR First Class Fare list

MSA Mariakani Miasenyi Voi Mtito Andei Kibwezi Emali Athi River NAIROBI
MOMBASA 140 560 880 1,520 1,800 2,230 2,890 3,000
Mariakani 140 430 740 1,380 1,670 2,090 2,750 2,870
Miasenyi 560 430 320 950 1,240 1,670 2,330 2,450
Voi 880 740 320 640 920 1,340 2,010 2,130
Mtito Andei 1,520 1,380 950 640 230 710 1,370 1,490
Kibwezi 1,800 1,670 1,240 920 230 430 1,090 1,210
Emali 2,230 2,090 1,670 1,340 710 430 660 790
Athi River 2,890 2,750 2,330 2,010 1,370 1,090 660 120
NAIROBI 3,000 2,870 2,450 2,130 1,490 1,210 790 120

SGR Standard Class (Economy Class) Fare list

MSA Mariakani Miasenyi Voi Mtito Andei Kibwezi Emali Athi River NAIROBI
MOMBASA 50 130 210 370 440 530 690 700
Mariakani 50 100 180 340 400 500 660 690
Miasenyi 130 100 80 230 300 400 550 590
Voi 210 180 80 160 230 320 480 510
Mtito Andei 370 340 230 160 70 170 330 360
Kibwezi 440 400 300 230 70 100 260 290
Emali 530 500 400 320 170 100 160 190
Athi River 690 660 550 480 330 260 160 50
NAIROBI 700 690 590 510 360 290 190 50

 

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