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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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NRC: Federal government targets one train per hour

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would increase the number of trains plying the Abuja-Kaduna route to run a train per hour before the end of 2019.

Don: How to reduce gridlock in Lagos

A don, Prof. Funso Falade, on Thursday called for establishment of an integrated modal transportation system, to tackle gridlock in Lagos.

NRC: Train crushes beggar to death in Lagos

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday confirmed a passenger train crushed a beggar to death at Mushin area of Lagos.
From Left: The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Sen. Nurudeen Abatemi- Usman and the Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Engr. Fidet Okhiria, during the inspection of ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard gauge rail project in Lagos on Monday. Abdullateef Aliyu

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan rail project not about 2019 elections

The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari is not undertaking the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail project to garner political mileage in the just concluded elections.

Federal government orders two additional coaches for Abuja-Kaduna route

The Federal Government has ordered two additional coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna rail service route to solve the passengers upsurge.
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Election: Over 4,000 passengers travel out of FCT by train in two days

Nigerian Railway Corporation on Friday said that over 4,000 passengers travelled out of the Federal Capital Territory in the last two days by train.
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.

Nigerian Railway transports 260 passengers daily free with Standard Gauge

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it transported 260 passengers free daily with the new Standard Gauge from Lagos to Abeokuta.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says, it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February.

NRC: Abeokuta, Ibadan residents can now work in Lagos

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said that there was possibilities for residents of Abeokuta in Ogun to now work in Lagos with the new standard gauge rail line.

NRC: 1.85 million Lagos commuters used train in 2018

A total of 1,855,357 commuters traveled by train within Lagos District of Nigerian Railway Corporation in 2018, the District Manager, Jerry Oche, has said.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says, it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February.

NRC to test run Lagos-Abeokuta rail line

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says, it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February.

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