Since the launch of the Madaraka Express, it has ferried over 2 million passengers hitting this mark towards the end of 2018. For passengers like Irene travelling to and from Mombasa, the Madaraka Express is more comfortable and time efficient than using a bus. She explains that since its launch, she has not used the bus which sometimes would make her wait for about 30 minutes to an hour before departure. Ticket purchases are done online with payment via MPESA and security is heightened making it a convenient and safe travel option for passengers.
Length: 473 KM
Cost: KSh 327 Billion
Status as at Jan 2019: Complete