The Federal Government has said it will kick-off the freight and haulage services on the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line on Friday April 14, 2021.
The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi disclosed this in a tweet, (@rotimiamaechi) on Wednesday.
He said that on Friday April, 14 2021, the federal government will officially flag off freight services and haulage activities on the Warri-Itakpe rail line.
Ameachi also explained the unveiling will mark the opening of the rail line for goods and cargo movement.
According to Amaechi; “this Friday, we’ll officially flag off freight services and haulage activities on the Warri-Itakpe rail line.”
Recall the Itakpe-Warri railway line which links Warri in Delta state to Ajaokuta in Kogi state was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on September 29, 2020.
The rail service, has 12 stations with two located between Itakpe, Ajaokuta and Warri.
The are; Itakpe, Eganiy, Adobe, Itogbo, Agenebode, Uromi, Egehen, Igbanke, Agbor, Abraka, Okpara and Ujewu and built by Julius Berger and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).
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