With a total length of 480km, the Mombasa-Nairobi railway will be completed in three and half years and will pass through 8 countries including Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Taita-Taveta, Makueni, Kajiado, Machakos and Nairobi. It is the first railway line in East Africa over a century. As the critical point of the railway line in East Africa, it is the mega project for the interconnection of the sub-region in East Africa. The project is constructed by CCCC with Chinese technology standards. It will see construction of a modern high-speed, high capacity standard gauge railway for passengers and freight.