NRC says Lagos-Ibadan railway will be ready before 2020 Xmas celebrations


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Good news for commuters as Lagos District Manager of NRC confirms that the Lagos - Ibadan railway project will begin operations before this Xmas. Read more!

Jerry Oche, the district manager of NRC (Nigerian Railway Corporation) in Lagos, has confirmed in new reports that the much-anticipated Lagos-Ibadan railway project will be completed before this year Xmas. Mr Oche revealed that all the rail tracks have been laid already but the CCECC company working on the project is yet to finish some of the buildings for the train station.


Lagos NRC district manager says that the anticipated Lagos-Ibadan railway project will be ready before this year Xmas

Mr Jerry Oche further explained that the Lagos-Ibadan railway project was fashioned in such a way that all of its rail tracks will be ready before this year ends. He also revealed that no passenger train operations can be carried out for now because the contractors are still working on the station buildings. He further stated that some overpasses also need to be finished before the Lagos-Ibadan rail transport can become fully operational. Similarly, he mentioned that some underpasses are also yet to be completed or verified for safety by quality assurance teams.


NRC assures that the few remaining parts of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project should be completed before this year ends

>>> Read also: [Photos] Lagos Governor flags off reconstruction of Ibeju Lekki-Epe Highway

For those curious about seeing the progress that has been achieved on this Lagos-Ibadan rail project, below is a short vlog video that shows the status of the train station as at October 2020.

  VLOG: Lagos & Ibadan Railway Station Building Progress in October 2020 (1080P)

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