Study on the Kenya Railways corporation

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The Kenya railway Corporation is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and has power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of movable and immovable property for the purposes of the Corporation. It is managed by a board of directors of the Corporation. i. a Chairman of the Board appointed by the Minister;

     ii. the Managing Director;

     iii. the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being

     iv. responsible for railways

     v. the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury;

     vi. the managing director of the Kenya Ports Authority; a. . The functions of the corporation are     i. To carry goods and passengers by rail, road and inland waterwayswithin Kenya;      ii. To store goods within Kenyacarried by the Corporation;

     iii. To consign goods on behalf of other persons from any place withinkenya to any other place whether within Kenya or elsewhere

     iv. To provide, both for the passengers carried by the Corporation and other persons, hotels, other living accommodation and places of refreshment The Corporation according to the act is not liable for any loss arising from delay to any passenger by the late starting or late arrival of any train, vessel or vehicle. The Corporation also under the same act has the power to ;  i. Determine the conditions upon which passengers and luggage shall be carried by the Corporation. ii. Determine the rates, fares and charges for the carriage of passengers and luggage by the Corporation and such rates, fares and charges shall be published in the Tariff Book iii. Determine the different classes of accommodation available to passengers in trains, vessels or vehicles of the Corporation.

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