A Chinese company contracted to build Phase 2A of the Nairobi-Naivasha Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has successfully drilled the longest railway tunnel in East Africa.
China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) has drilled a 4.5km tunnel in Ngong, Kajiado County, that has been designed as a single-track railway tunnel with a clearance height of 9 meres and a width of 7 metres.
According to the firm’s engineers, they used the New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM) of drilling and blasting to build the tunnel. Read more
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