Rail services between Abuja and Kaduna resume on December 5 – FG

The federal government has announced that the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor will reopen on December 5, 2022.

Mr Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), assured that everything was now in place for the resumption of rail services.

He urged passengers who wanted to use the service to begin updating their mobile apps on December 3 in order to successfully book train services.

He stated that the services would begin with two train rides from Abuja to Kaduna, with AK 1 departing Idu station at 9:45 a.m. and arriving at Rigasa Station at 11:53 a.m.

He added, “KA 2 will depart Rigasa at 8:00hrs and arrive at Idu station at 10:17hrs.”

He further stated that AK 3 would depart Idu Station at 15:30hrs and arrive at Rigasa Station at 17:38hrs and KA 4 would depart Rigasa at 14:00hrs and arrive at Idu Station at 16:07hrs.

While assuring passengers of their safety along the route, he explained that the Federal Government is committed to ensuring safety of lives and properties on board its train at all times.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *