Nigerian Railway Corporation set to resume Abuja-Kaduna train service on Tuesday

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has finalised plans to resume train services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor on Tuesday, January 31,2023.

This comes some days after the NRC suspended operations on the route following the derailment of a train.

NRC’s Director of operations, Niyi Alli, while announcing the resumption of the Abuja-Kaduna train services in a statement on Monday, said, “The board and management of Nigerian Railway Corporation are pleased to announce the recommencement of the Abuja-Kaduna train service,” the statement reads.

“The service was suspended on January 27, due to the derailment that occurred at Kubwa station on the same date.

“Subsequently, the service will resume on January 31, with the following daily schedule — KA2 departs Rigasa at 0700; AK1 departs Idu at 10.00; KA4 departs Rigasa at 13.00; AK3 departs Idu at 16.00.

“However, on Wednesdays, only KA2 will depart Rigasa at 0700 and AK 3 will depart Idu at 16.00.”

The NRC director of operations restated the commitment of the federal government to provide safe and better services to Nigerians.

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