Kenya Railways Corporation has announced the resumption of Madaraka Express passenger train services between Mombasa and Suswa.
The announcement comes a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta lifted the cessation of movement in five counties namely Nairobi, Kiambu, Machakos, Kajiado, and Nakuru.
The train will resume services on Monday May, 2 and the schedule remains unchanged.
We will resume Madaraka Express Passenger Services operations between Mombasa and Suswa station tomorrow May 3, 2021.
The schedule remains unchanged with the Inter-county train departing at 8:00 am; the Express train departing at 3:00 pm; and Night train departing at 10:00 pm. pic.twitter.com/NrIYjlLi3Z
— Kenya Railways (@KenyaRailways_) May 2, 2021
The Inter-county trains will depart at 8.00 am, the express train will depart at 3.00 pm while the night train will depart at 10.00 pm.
The Madaraka Express Passenger Service is designed to transport passengers between Mombasa and Suswa station with stopovers at Mariakani, Miasenyi, Voi, Mtito Andei, Kibwezi, Emali, Athi River, Nairobi Terminus, Ongata Rongai, Ngong, and Maai Mahiu stations.
The corporation further noted that the unutilized tickets due to the concluded Cessation of Movement Order will be rescheduled for a preferred date.
“The booking platforms have been opened to the public for online purchase of tickets. For unutilized tickets due to the just concluded Cessation of Movement Order, customers are advised to reschedule for travel at a preferred date,” the Corporation said.
However, passengers have to reschedule their travel date over the counter 48 hours before the travel date.
“Customers should visit the nearest Madaraka Express Passenger Service station 48 hours prior to the intended date and time of travel and reschedule over the countersubject to availability of seats. We have waived the rescheduling fee for tickets purchased before May 2, 2021,” the Corporation added.