Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) said train services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor will resume on Tuesday, January 31,2023. The derailment of a train had caused disruptions to traffic on the route. But according to NRC director of operations Niyi Alli, normal services will resume Tuesday. He said in a statement: “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 regrets any inconvenience the corporation’s passengers might have experienced as a result of the temporary suspension of the service.”
However, there is no word yet on the Warri-Itakpe rail service that was also suspended because of a derailment at kilometre 30 Ajaokuta-Itakpe section.

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