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Lagos-Ibadan train begins full operations Tuesday – NRC


The Nigerian Railway Corporation says it will begin full operation of the standard gauge railway service from Lagos to Ibadan on Tuesday.

It also revealed a new schedule for its movement and stops, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.

The report said the management of NRC through a statement signed by the Lagos District Manager, Mr Jerry Oche, revealed this in Lagos on Sunday.

The Lagos-Ibadan train services would now be available in the mornings from Tuesday, the report said.

Oche was quoted to have said, “The updated time table for Tuesday to Friday is as follows: Lagos to Ibadan: 8:00 am from Mobolaji Johnson Station at Alagomeji Ebute-Meta Lagos. Also the train will take off from Ibadan to Lagos: 8am from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya.

“The train will take off from Lagos to Ibadan: 4pm from Mobolaji Johnson Station Alagomji, while from Ibadan to Lagos: 4pm from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya.

“The standard gauge train schedule on Saturday from Lagos to Ibadan: 8:30am from Mobolaji Johnson Station at Alagomeji while the train will leave from Ibadan to Lagos: 8:30am from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya.

“For Saturday evening from Lagos to Ibadan: 6pm from Mobolaji Johnson Station at Alagomji, while the train will take off from Ibadan to Lagos: 6pm from Obafemi Awolowo Station at Moniya.”

He added that Alagomeji, Abeokuta, and Moniya were still the stop stations of the Lagos-Ibadan train services.

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