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As a way to contribute to the fulfillment of the National Development Plan (NDP) 2010/112014/15 and Uganda Vision 2040, the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Works and Transport is spearheading the development of a Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) network in order to raise the country’s competitiveness, reduce the cost of doing business and foster faster socio-economic transformation of Uganda from a Peasant Society to a high middle income economy by 2040. The SGR will be a modern, high-capacity railway system that is efficient, reliable, safe and affordable for both freight and passengers. The project is being implemented as a regional project. Partner states include; Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. The countries agreed to use a uniform Standard Specification but each county will construct their sections. The network will stretch from Mombasa through Nairobi to Kampala, Kigali and Juba.

Purpose

To build an efficient railway system that will stimulate industrialization, reduce unemployment and transform Uganda.

Vision

“Develop a modern and efficient railway transport systems in Uganda”

Mission Statement

“To develop in a cost effective manner the SGR network in line with the regional SGR Protocol and the Greater Kampala Light Rail Mass Transit (LRT) system”.