Amaechi Inspect Lagos - Ibadan Train New Couches Ahead Of 2 Months Free Ride

Minister of transportation H.E Rotimi has inspect the new couches for Abeokuta-Lagos section of larger Lagos-kano rail ahead of the scheduled free train ride on 6th of February 2019.
Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo (GCON) is expected to flag off the free train ride which will last for two consecutive months
Minister of Transportation Rotimi was impressed with the level of work done so far, adding that 2 coaches would be deployed from Itakpe-Warri railway station to make four coaches which would run the free ride for two months.

“I am impressed. The Vice-President will ride the train on February 6. He is coming to flag off the passengers’ use of the first phase from Lagos to Abeokuta which would reduce travel time from 1 hour 30 minutes to 45 minutes.” He said

On the Lagos axis, the Minister assured that it would be ready by the end of June, 2019.

“They have gone far with the civil works. So the problem they have now is that they have to blast the rock which they are doing so that before the end of June, what will be the problem is stations and communication system”, he added.




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