The newest pictures from Kenya on Railpictures are already several years old. Unfortunately I don't have a current picture either, but for my 8000th contribution on RP.net I chose a photo from the... (more)
English built 8720 rolls down the yard at Nairobi before taking charge of the evening commuter train to Athi River.
The Garratts of the class 59 of the East African Railways were the largest narrow gauge locomotives ever built. The 34 "Mountain" class (all with names of african mountains) locomotives were built... (more)
Sun came out in the right moment to enlighten the very rare meeting of this two classic locomotives of the former East African Railways, both under steam and operational.
On the left the giant 4-... (more)
In a picture like decades ago class 24 # 2409 with a mixed train from Makadara is entering Nairobi station, passing the East signalbox with the impressive semaphor gantry. The class EB3 for the Ke... (more)
34 of the huge class 59 Garratts were built by Beyer Peacock in 1955 for the East African Railways (EAR) and dominated traffic on the Mombasa to Nairobi route for more then 20 years, able to pull ... (more)
The huge 1-meter gauge Garratt 5918 "Mount Gelai" of the famous class 59 of the East African Railways, now belonging to Nairobi Railway Museum, on the way from the workshops to Nairobi station for... (more)
Lots of semaphores; unfortunately, all indicating 'stop'
Retired Garret EAR 6006 rests peacefully at the museum in downtown Nairobi, Kenya along with two other 4-8-2+2-8-4s and a 4-8-4+4-8-4.