On August 19, 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta jointly witnessed the signing of the MNSGR financing memorandum.
On May 11, 2014, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and East African leader witnessed the signing of the financing agreement.
On May 30, 2017, China Road & Bridge Corporation and Kenya Railways signed an agreement on the operation and maintenance services of M-N SGR.
On May 31, 2017, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and State Councilor Wang Yong, Special Envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the opening ceremony of MNSGR
On August 1, 2017, M-N SGR officially launched additional passenger handling stations
On July 28, 2017, Voi Station pre-sales the August 1 ticket, the first ticket photo
On November 1, 2017, remarks by James Macharia, the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Ministry of Kenya on the opening ceremony of the second pair of passenger trains of SGR
On December 1, 2017, M-N SGR officially started freight services
On December 16, 2017, the opening ceremony of the Nairobi Inland Container Depot Transfer and Operation was held in Nairobi, capital of Kenya and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta inaugurated the ceremony for Inland Depot
On June 1, 2018,MNSGR marked its first anniversary of safe operation
On Aug 3, 2018, the seat occupancy rate of N1 Madaraka Express reached 100% for the first time and the passenger flow registered 6,199 on the same day, hitting a new record high.
On Aug 23,2018,the train for coil steel was run officially at the MNSGR
On Sep 11,2018,MNSGR successfully launched its steel wire rod business, a new category of freight business
On Sep 24,2018,the loading of the second phase of the feeder port of Reitz Port Station, MNSGR was officially started
On Oct 2,2018,James, Director of KRC, and Li Jiuping, General Manager of Africa Star Railway Operation Company, rode Double Container train 85002 together to witness the success of the trial operation of Double Container train
On Oct 12, 2018,MNSGR safely operated for 500 days
On October 21,2018, MNSGR achieved the running of 14 pairs of freight trains (28 trains) in a single day, setting a new historical record
On Nov 3,2018,Madaraka Express transported more than 2 million passengers.
On November 23,2018, the freight yard of ATHI RIVER station, the intermediate station, was officially put into service
On November 26, 2018, the delegation of the 2018 East Africa Railway Conference visited Africa Star Railway Operation Company.
On Dec 23,2018,Kenya President Ride MNSGR to Holiday Spot
On January 11,2019,President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady took the E1 Madaraka Express to MNSGR's Nairobi Terminal and shook hands with the passenger train attendant,Purity Ndinda