12. What are some of the design and operation features that make the SGR different/unique?

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 06:33 -- sgradmin
  • Each passenger train will carry 960 passengers.
  • Each train will carry 4,000 gross tonnes.
  • The trains will move at speeds of 100Kph and 120kph for freight and passengers respectively.
  • The trains will be electric. Therefore no noise, more comfort and eco-friendly.
  • Time from Mombasa to Kampala will be 1 day
  • The cost will be reduced by two thirds to USD 1500 per container


Standard Gauge Railway Uganda
Developing the Tororo-Kampala (Eastern) and Tororo -Amuru-Packwach (Northern) routes