Corporation (NRC) has started the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard rail
gauge after resolving the challenges of underground pipelines and cables.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that work had started on the laying of
standard rail gauge from the Lagos axis.
Lagos axis – from Apapa to Ijoko in Ogun State – is in the same corridor with
about delivering the project on schedule. There is an increase in the pace of
work on the Lagos axis.
been concentrated outside Lagos as a result of the underground cables and
pipelines challenges in the city.
wholly in the axis.”
installations underground posed challenge to the work in Lagos.
staff quarters were also affected by the construction.
workers a year’s accommodation rent to secure alternative accommodation,
pending when the new quarters built for them would be completed.
recently said the laying of tracks of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line
would start as soon as the issue on installations of public utilities were
Papalanto in Ogun State during an assessment of progress of work on the rail
project will start laying the tracks in the Lagos axis as soon as issues on
cables and the pipelines are resolved.
project is going. I know the project will be delivered in due course.
the engineers are doing now is to ensure proper channels before the laying of