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September 20, 2018

Work On Sh5.8bn Likoni Cable Car Set To Start In Two Months

Works on the Sh5.8 billion cable car venture at the Likoni crossing is set to start in the next two months, easing movement of passengers between North Coast and South Coast. The Kenya Ferry Service (KFS) and Trapos Limited on Tuesday signed an agreement for the implementation of the project. The signing of the project […]

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August 15, 2018

President Kenyatta Approves Cable Car Project During Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet approved a privately initiated investment proposal to develop a cable car system to address the human traffic challenges across the Likoni channel. The project which will be sponsored by a Kenyan and Austrian company will be capable of moving 5,500 passengers per direction per hour (or 11,000 passengers per hour in both directions). It […]

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June 27, 2018

Sh5.8bn Likoni channel cable car work set to start

Pre-engineering work for the Sh5.8 billion Likoni Cable Cars Express project is set to start next week after a lengthy delay. The work will involve physical survey of the sites where the landing stations and the mast will be built on the two sides of the Likoni channel. The landing station will be built over […]

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December 14, 2017

Likoni cable car closer to reality as KFS finalises construction deal

The Sh5.8 billion cable car project at the busy Likoni channel has moved closer to reality after the completion of a concession agreement. Construction work will begin next year and will take two years, with commuters starting to enjoy the cable car services from 2020. Trapos Limited, who are the sponsors of the project, and […]

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December 14, 2017

Kenya Ferry, Trapos sign concession for Sh5.8 billion Likoni cable cars

Cable Car project. Kenya Ferry Services on Wednesday signed the initial Sh5.8 billion concession agreement with Trapos Limited for a cable car project. The agreement signed by Trapos’ representative Eustace Mwarania and KFS managing director Bakari Gowa will be taken to the Cabinet for review before it is approved. Gowa said they expect the Cabinet […]

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December 14, 2017

Likoni cable car services to start in 2020, says KFS boss

Commuters using the busy Likoni channel in Mombasa will start enjoying cable car services from 2020. This is after Trapos Ltd and Kenya Ferry Services (KFS) Wednesday signed the concession agreement of the Sh5.8 billion project at the KFS offices. The Likoni Cable Cars Express will operate across the Likoni channel. Speaking during the signing […]

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December 12, 2017

Cable car to ease traffic across Likoni Channel

MONDAY MAY 4 2015 Passengers moving into and out of Mombasa Island through the Likoni Channel will spend only a third of the time across starting January 2017, after completion of a Sh3.6 billion cable car project. Kenya Ferry Services Managing Director Hassan Musa said the cars, which will be running on a 500-metre wire, […]

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December 12, 2017

Ferries’ agency set to start work on Likoni cable cars

TUESDAY OCTOBER 13 2015 The express cable car service project in Mombasa is expected to start before the end of the year. Kenya Ferry Services Managing Director Musa Hassan Musa said the project is expected to be complete in a year. He told the Nationby phone on Sunday that the cable car system would ease transport for passengers […]

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December 12, 2017

Ferry agency strikes deal with investor for Sh5.5bn Likoni cable cars crossing

A concession agreement for the construction of Sh5.5 billion cable cars at the Likoni crossing channel has been finalised, paving the way for engineering works to start in March next year. Kenya’s long-held ambition of using cable cars to beat its crippling traffic gridlock is set to come to fruition in the next three months as […]

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December 12, 2017

Have you ever thought or imagined Kenya having a Cable Car transport system?

Have you ever thought or imagined… Kenya having a Cable Car transport system? Well, rest your thinking and imagination because cable car transport will be a reality in Kenya shortly, thanks to Dr Eustace Mwarania, Chairman of Trapos Limited, the company that is responsible for  eploying these life changing projects. Dr Mwarania spoke to Stephen […]

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About LCE

The Likoni Cable Express will be a state-of-the-art multi-gondola cable car system connecting either side of the Likoni channel crossing. This innovative passenger transport solution will operate seven days a week with a journey time of under 3 minutes.