Kenya Railways Introduces Voi Stopover For Madaraka Express Train

The Kenya Railways Corporation stated in a public notice on January 8, that the Madaraka Express train will have a 5-minute stopover at Voi from the beginning of February.

Kenya Railways Introduces Voi Stopover For Madaraka Express Train

According to the notice released on Sunday by Kenya Railways, the train will now make an intermediate stop at Voi where passengers from Mombasa and Nairobi will be able to board and alight.

“Kenya Railways wishes to notify members of the public that the 1500 hrs Madaraka Express Passenger Service train will now make a stopover at Voi station effective February 1, 2023. Passengers from Mombasa and Nairobi Termini can board and alight the train at Voi station,” said the management.

Therefore, the Nairobi to Mombasa train will now arrive at the Voi station at 6:48 PM and depart at 6:53 PM, while the Mombasa to Nairobi train will now arrive at 4:38 PM and depart at 4:43 PM.

The Nairobi to Mombasa train will arrive at its destination at 8:30 PM, while the Nairobi-bound train will arrive at 8:18 PM.

 “We also take this opportunity to remind customers that one must arrive at least one hour before departure in order to have a smooth check-in and boarding experience,” the management added.

The afternoon trains were initially intended to run non-stop but as of next month, they will have a five-minute break before continuing with the rest of the journey.

The five-minute break was prompted by the increased demand from commuters leaving Voi. Kenya Railways reaffirmed that the offer was consistent with its pledge to broaden the scope of its clientele nationwide.