Kenya is seeking to reduce over reliance on the road transport system which carries more than 90 per cent of cargo, reducing the lifespan of the highways.

Leading players in global infrastructure projects are jostling for a Sh24 billion Nairobi commuter rail improvement contract.

Tender submissions for the projects show that 17 companies including Hyundai, Samsung and POSCO from Korea and leading rail companies from China and Europe have applied to lay the railway.

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