Our networks

Our rail network in Uganda has a total length of 1,266 kms. 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:

  •   Soroti-Pakwach (total 507km, northern branch);

  •   Nalukolongo-Kasese (330km);

  •   Siding to Kilembe mines (4km);

  •   Siding to Hima Cement (11 km), and

  •   Busoga loop (145 km).

 

The network is single track, diesel, with an axle load of 19 tons (Harris & Tee,2019).

OPERATIONAL REGIONAL ROUTES

1. Northern Corridor

  1. Mombasa  Kampala via Malaba, Jinja

  2. Kisumu  Port Bell / Jinja via Lake Victoria

2. Southern Corridor

Dar es Salaam  Port Bell/ Jinja via Mwanza/Lake Victoria