Abuja-Kaduna: NRC apologises to passengers


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Mr Fidet Okhiria,, Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has expressed regret over the failure of the last locomotive train scheduled to convey passengers from Abuja to Kaduna on Tuesday.

Mr Yakub Mahmood, NRC’s Deputy Director, Public Relations, said this in a statement released on Wednesday in Abuja.

“The management of the NRC expresses its regrets over the failure of the locomotive on the last train of Abuja-Kaduna Train Service of Tuesday, at the outer home signal of Rigassa station, Kaduna.

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“NRC hereby apologises for all the inconveniences this incident may have caused all our esteemed passengers on board,’’ he said.

Mahmood, however announced that the uninterrupted train services between the Abuja-Kaduna route had since resumed.

Many passengers travelling via Abuja –Kaduna were stranded due to the failure of the locomotive on the evening of Tuesday.