Nigeria Railway Corporation
Railway plans hourly train service for Abuja-Kaduna route
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) at the weekend said it had concluded plans to launch an hourly train service on the Abuja-Kaduna route.
NRC assures passengers of safety on Abuja-Kaduna train
Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria, has assured Nigerians of the corporation’s commitment to the safety of passengers and train along the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service (AKTS).
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Railway stories government won’t tell Nigerians
Despite coming on stream since July 2016, the Abuja–Kaduna Standard Gauge - the first operational standard gauge in the country is not yet a profit-making venture, necessitating the need for better monitoring commercialisation...
Railway Corporation begins demolition of houses at Agege
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has begun demolition of structures along its track corridors at Pen Cinema, Agege in line with its new vision of giving the people best rail transport system. A visit to the area yesterday saw heavy weight caterpillars demolishing structures shortly after Pen Cinema down to Mangoro area where a lot of…
No online sales for train tickets, NRC warns
Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has warned Nigerians against buying train tickets online as the corporation is yet to commence online sales of tickets. Some social media accounts had commenced advertising of the sales of train tickets in Nigeria but the NRC has said existing online ticket sales outlet are fraudulent and not issued by the…
Court orders remand of railway MD in Prison over contempt
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria to be remanded in prison for three months over contempt of court. The judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered Okhiria to be remanded following his perpetual refusal to appear in court despite several summons. She further ordered…
Court threatens to order arrest of Railway MD
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Lagos Federal High Court has threatened to order the arrest of Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria, if he fails to appear in court next Wednesday. The judge frowned at Okhiria’s refusal to appear in court on committal proceeding filed against him by a former employee…
Lagos-Ibadan rail gauge will be delivered as planned says NRC
Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has reaffirmed its commitment to the completion of the of Lagos-Ibadan rail gauge by 2018.Besides, issues of right of way and obstructing structures remain impediments to the smooth progress of the ongoing construction of the construction.
NPA harps on multimodal cargo haulage to ease traffic congestion
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has disclosed that it is currently in talks with the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), to encourage movement of cargo by rail to and from Apapa Ports to...
Workers commend FG for reconstituting national council on privatisation
President of the NUR, Comrade Saidu Garba, expressed skepticism about the success of the planned concession of the Nigerian Railway narrow gauge track, referring to the post-privatization failure of former Federal Government parastatals.