Freight Operations

URC provides logistics freight solutions for exports, imports and local haulage within the region mainly categorised as containerised, bulk, heavy cargo and out of gauge cargo through the railway network operating from Mombasa to kampala via Malaba(Northern Corridor) , from Kisumu to Kampala and Jinja Pier through Lake Victoria and from Dar es Salaam to Kampala via Port Bell over Lake Victoria through Marine services (Central Corridor).


  • Mombasa to Kampala via Malaba (Norther Corridor)
  • kisumu to Kampala and Jinja Pier through Lake Victoria
  • Dar es Salaam to Kampala via Port Bell over Lake Victoria through MV Kaawa (Central Corridor).

Cargo Types

  • Bulk Cargo including; Wheat, Grain, Vegetable Oil, Steel
  • Containerized Cargo; 20ft & 40ft
  • Petroleum Cargo in Tanktainers

Our Commitment To; Government of Uganda

  • Reduce the cost of doing business
  • Ease congestion burden of cargo on road

Our Customers To provide proficient customer experience through efficient, reliable, and innovative logistical solutions.

Our services

Railways Workshop

Located on Kampala – Masaka road in Nalukolongo , URC Railway Workshop  is equipped with machines to handle specialized repair welding, machining and maintenance of electrical machines.

Real Estate

URC owns a substantial portfolio of land and property located across the country, many of which include residential and commercial buildings; warehouses and workshops; railway corridors and station

Warehousing and Terminals

Mukono ICD is located on Mukono – Katosi road 26kms from Kampala with good proximity to Namanve Industrial park. The ICD is seated on 13 acres with a capacity of storing / handling 702 TEUS.

Passenger Services

URC currently operates passenger trains between Kampala to Namanve and Port Bell offering seamless, affordable and reliable passenger service.

Marine Services

URC offers a variety of marine services both at Port Bell and at Jinja Pier. Both piers are used by the various vessels to transport Roll on Roll off cargo.

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