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Uganda Railways

Discussion in 'International Heritage Railways/Tramways' started by Roger Farnworth, May 12, 2018.

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    Do please let us know if you come across anything metallic, large and forgotten rusting quietly in the skeletal remains of a shed @Roger Farnworth :)
     
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    Or any Sentinel Waggons....they might have been locos once!
     
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    Thanks for doing this Roger, absolutely fascinating. It was a wonderful railway, a real shame it will probably be largely torn up to avoid competition with the SGR.
    Hope you are enjoying Uganda, the most beautiful country on earth :)
     
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    Hello Andrew, I love Uganda. I only get there every three years or so. I am now back in the UK! Takes some time to settle back in!

    Roger
     
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    The next two posts cover the length of the old Uganda Railway to Kisumu and Butere. Originally, this line was of significant strategic importance. Trains along the line provided access to Lake Victoria and the inland steamers that then provided access to the Great Lakes region and to Kampala via Port Bell.

    The construction of the line from Nakuru to Kampala and beyond changed thing significantly and the old main line became a branch-line and has seen little traffic over recent years.

    https://rogerfarnworth.wordpress.co...ays-part-10-west-of-nakuru-the-line-to-kisumu
     
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