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Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

Train shutdown: We sympathise with commuters – NRC chief

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Sunday said it sympathised with train commuters going through pains and difficulties due to the shutdown of daily operations of train services on the existing narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa in Lagos.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

NRC to suspend Ijoko-Lagos train service

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) said that it would suspend the daily operations of narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa from Monday to fast track completion of the new standard gauge within deadline set by Federal Government.

ICRC issues compliance certificate to 107 PPP projects

Since inception in 2008, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission has granted compliance certificate to 107 Public Private Partnership projects in the country.

No information yet about my abducted wife – NRC chief

The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria, on Thursday said that his family had yet to receive any contact or information pertaining to his abducted wife, Francisca.

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan railway to commence operations by December

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed that the Lagos-Ibadan railway would commence commercial operations by December 2019.

Ibadan rail project: No reason to delay project – minister tells contractors

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has tasked the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), contractors handling the Lagos -Ibadan Rail project to quickly complete the project.

Federal government begins trial of train services on Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge November

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ambition of the federal government is to begin free ride on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line by November.

UNILAG: We did not approve banner with MC Oluomo’s photo

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has said it did not approve the banner which had the Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as one of the invited guests for a programme on the campus.

NRC: Our train services now qualitative to serve Nigerians better

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Lagos District, on Monday described its Mass Transit Train Services (MTTS) from Lagos to Ogun and Lagos to Kano as quality service-driven, not quantity.

Minister: What slows work on Lagos-Ibadan rail line

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaech, says the need for new approvals is responsible for the slow pace of work on the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway line.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

NRC suspends train service to Ijoko, Lagos Station

The Lagos District, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), on Thursday announced the termination of the Mass Transit Train Service (MTTS) at Agbado Station due to ongoing construction of a standard guage.

NRC decries high rate of rail tracks vandalism in Enugu

Osidipe noted that the high vandalism and theft of railway track and other component was one of the major challenges hindering locomotive services within the Enugu axis of the Eastern corridors of the railway.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

NRC attributes rail passengers drop to ongoing construction

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has attributed the drop to passenger traffic to the ongoing rail construction at the Lagos-Ibadan route.

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan rail project 70 percent completed

Two years and two months after the ground breaking ceremony of the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project, the Federal Government at the weekend declared the project 70 percent completed from Ebutte-Metta, Lagos to Ibadan, Oyo state.

Minister orders NRC to revaluate rail facilities at Apapa port

Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, has ordered the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to re-evaluate its existing assets at the Apapa Ports, to create space for the proposed Apapa rail station.
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NRC chief orders resumption of operations on abandoned Eastern railways

Okhiria, an engineer, gave the order on Friday while speaking during the commissioning of the Railway Hospital, Enugu, renovated and equipped by GIBC Digital from United States of America (USA).

Minister: Apapa gridlock will end next year

The Minister of Transportation Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said the dreaded Apapa Ports, Lagos gridlock will end next year when the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line might have been linked to the ports.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

NRC cautions passengers against hanging on train

The Management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Northern District, Zaria, has warned passengers against hanging on train while on transit.

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