Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Kisumu Railway Transport Set For Revamp....

Kisumu Railway Transport Set For Revamp

The economic, social and political pillars of Kenya Vision 2030 are anchored on macroeconomic stability; continuity in governance reforms, enhanced equity and wealth creation opportunities for the poor.

Kisumu is set to benefit from the Vision 2030 master plan by the region revamp its railway networks that will connect with Kisumu International Airport. The development blueprint has proposed plans to reviv...e the defunct railway line in the next 100 days after this month which will unmask the potential of the city as a hub for business in the East African Community.

An efficient rail system will be developed connecting the ports of Lake Victoria that connect to the major East African cities for enhanced trade. 75 acres of prime land owned by the Kenya Railways Corporation have plans drawn for the revamp.

The project will provide direct rail link to a variety of commercial buildings & a business park for light manufacturing & assembly points. The project also intends to put up two hotels with conference facilities to accommodate 2,000 people, shopping arcades, malls and restaurants, business outsourcing park and an ultra-modern railway station.

The Kisumu railway project will boost tourism, with the establishment of a base for cruise tourism on L. Victoria and international water sports

  Current look of Kisumu Railway Station