You can now pay for a ticket through MPESA if you are using SGR, popularly known as Madaraka Express. The paybill number is 809888 and the account number is ‘Ticket’.
A statement from Kenya Railways reads:
“For those intending to travel to Mombasa from Nairobi or Nairobi from Mombasa aboard the Madaraka Express train, you can now purchase your ticket via M-pesa. Our Paybill number is 809888 and the account number is ‘Ticket’.
We thank you for your patience even as we work to improve our service delivery to our esteemed customers. Our team is working to have the online platform up and running in the shortest time possible.
We wish you a safe journey when you travel aboard the Madaraka Express tomorrow”.
SGR will also roll out online payment system as soon as possible, and by end of June you will be able to pay through online platform.