About us

Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) is a corporate organisation reporting to the Ministry of Works and Transport. It was established under the mandate of the Uganda Railways Corporation Act, Cap331 to carry out railway, marine and road services both in and outside Uganda for the carriage of Goods and Passengers. URC has a total track length network of 1,266Kms.

The operational sections of the track include;

  • Malaba – Jinja – Kampala main line (251 km)
  • Jinja-Jinja Pier (4km)
  • Siding to Roofings Namanve
  • Siding to Liberty ICD
  • Siding to UGACOF
  • Siding to SPEDAG
  • Siding to Bollore Uganda
  • Kampala – Port Bell (9km)
  • Kampala – Nalukolongo (5km); and
  • Tororo – Mbale(55km).

Non-operating sections include:

  • Tororo – Gulu (Ongoing rehabilitation works)
  • Gulu – Pakwach (Rehabilitation concept shared);
  • Nalukolongo – Kasese (330km);
  • Siding to Kilembe mines (4km);
  • Siding to Hima Cement (11 km)
  • Busoga loop (145 km).

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Our mission
To establish and manage a reliable, efficient and safe railway and marine transport service in East Africa for sustainable, economic and social development
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Our vision
The Preferred Freight and Passenger Transporter in Eastern Africa by 2040

Our core values

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Accountability
Integrity is strong pillar of our ideology. We try our best to deliver maximum results for what we are getting paid.
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Integrity
Integrity is strong pillar of our ideology. We try our best to deliver maximum results for what we are getting paid
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Reliability
Every investment and decision we make has our customers in mind, and we pull out all stops to make the satisfaction of our customers.
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Innovation
We aim for innovation not only in our organization but also in the way we approach all aspects of our business.
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Team work
We succeed when, and only when, our customers succeed. We relentlessly pursue shared success through diligence and collaboration
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Efficiency
We develop tailored, unique and innovative strategies to meet each client’s needs.
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Safety
Integrity is strong pillar of our ideology. We try our best to deliver maximum results for what we are getting paid.
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