Nigerian Railway Corporation to test run Lagos-Abeokuta rail line early February
Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February.
Wednesday at Ijoko in Ogun, while inspecting the project, added that work on
the tracks is moving towards Lagos with 1.5 kilometers being laid daily.
Papalanto, Kajola, Ijoko towards Lagos corridor.
corridor of Lagos state.
kilometers on daily basis and by the first week of February we will do a test
run to Abeokuta from Lagos.
laying,” he said.
the trains would be travelling at 150 kilometers per hour.
working in Lagos which is a very good development to people and for our
economy,” he said.
the Minister of Transportation, had said in 2018 that the completion of
Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge would also ease off the Apapa gridlock.
it’s not efficient, but the moment we fix this project, then those goods will
be transferred to the rail and the lock jam will disappear on the road.