HeadlinesTransport

Lagos-Ibadan train service begins full operation Tuesday

0

The newly- commissioned  standard gauge railway service from Lagos to Ibadan will commence on Tuesday.

The management of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC ) stated this in a statement signed by the Lagos District Manager, Jerry Oche, in Lagos on Sunday.

According to him, the Lagos-Ibadan train services will now be available in the mornings from Tuesday.

“The updated time table for Tuesday to Friday is as follows: Lagos to Ibadan at 8:00 a.m. from Mobolaji Johnson Station at Alago meji Ebute – Meta Lagos. Also, the train will take off from Ibadan to Lagos at 8:00 a.m. from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya.

“The train will take off from Lagos to Ibadan at 4:00 p.m. from Mobolaji Johnson Station Alagomeji, while from Ibadan to Lagos at 4:00 p.m. from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya.

“The standard gauge train schedule on Saturday from Lagos to Ibadan is at 8:30 a.m. from Mobolaji Johnson Station at Alagomeji while the train will leave from Ibadan to Lagos at 8:30 a.m. from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya.

“For Saturday evening, it is from Lagos to Ibadan at 6:00 p.m. from Mobolaji Johnson Station at Alagomeji, while the train will take off from Ibadan to Lagos at 6:00 p.m. from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya,” Mr Oche said.

He said that the Alagomeji, Abeokuta, and Moniya were still the stop stations of the Lagos-Ibadan train services.

It would be recalled that the Lagos- Ibadan standard gauge railway was commissioned by President Mohammadu Buhari last week Thursday in Lagos  amidst fanfares.

© 2021, maritimemag. All rights reserved.

Gridlock: Barge operators increase charges by 54 percent 

Previous article

Human interference cripples e-call up system-Truck owners

Next article

You may also like

Comments

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Headlines