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The Uganda Railway

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My wife and I were in Uganda in April/May 2018, I had been there a number of times before. The national railway system which was built with the line to the coast at Mombasa in Kenya is metre-gauge. This is the first of a series of articles about 'The Uganda Railway'

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... ays-part-1

Other posts about the 2018 trip, but not railway related, can be found on this link:

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/category/uganda
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This second post provides some more information about the history of what is often called 'The Lunatic Line'.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... ays-part-2
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This third post in the series starts the journey along what has been called the 'Lunatic Line'.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... ays-part-3
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There's some fascinating detail about East African Railways at the end of steam here, not by enthusiasts from Britain but by schoolboys of expat families at the "European" school in Nairobi, who had substantial experience of travel by the train in the 1950s-60s.

http://www.oldcambrians.com/Train4.html
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The next post in a series about the Kenya and Uganda Railways. This post covers the journey along the original Uganda Railway from Mazeras to Voi.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... ras-to-voi
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This is the next part of my story of the railways in Kenya and Uganda. It covers the length from Voi to Ulu in Kenya.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... voi-to-ulu
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Our journey along the old 'Uganda Railway' continues. In this post we travel from Ulu into Nairobi and notice two branch-lines on the way.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... to-nairobi
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This next post focusses on the station at Nairobi and its immediate environment.

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... way-museum
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We are gradually getting closer to the eastern border of Uganda! This is the next post in the series and covers the strech of the line from Nairobi to Lake Naivasha .....

https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.com/20 ... o-naivasha
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The Uganda Railway again. ......

Another leg of the journey on the Uganda Railway down in the Rift Valley. .....

https://rogerfarnworth.com/2018/05/25/n ... _to_nakuru
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