Nigerian Railway starts new train services

The newly purchased Diesel Multiple Units (DMU) rail cars by the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) will be introduced to the public, when the Corporation starts its planned new train services in Lagos on the 2nd of June.

The DMU has 10 coaches and they are fully air conditioned.

However, instead of 150 Naira currently being paid by passengers for trips within Lagos, the new service will be offered at 750 Naira per trip. Services on the old coaches will also be increased to 230 Naira.

A total of 18 trips will be made daily, 8 with the new units and 10 with the old ones. The new train service will also run six trips on Saturdays

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