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Abuja-Kaduna train services resume after suspension

Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the resumption of services along the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor after the suspension due to derailment on Friday.

In a statement on Monday, the corporation’s director of operations, Niyi Alli, said the services would commence on January 31.

“The board and management of Nigerian Railway Corporation are pleased to announce the recommencement of the Abuja-Kaduna train service,” Mr Alli said.

Mr Alli noted that the corporation suspended operations due to a derailment at the Kubwa Station.

“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,” the NRC director explained. “However, on Wednesdays, only KA2 will depart Rigasa at 07:00 a.m., and AK 3 will depart Idu at 4:00 p.m.”

Mr Alli expressed regret for any inconvenience the corporation’s esteemed passengers might have experienced due to the temporary suspension of the service.

He reiterated the federal government’s commitment to providing safe and better services to the public.


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