Railway Corporation suspends Abuja-Kaduna Train services
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended the Abuja Kaduna Train Service temporarily after confirming the derailment of its train on the Abuja -Kaduna rail track.
In a statement signed by the NRC, Director of Operations, Mr Niyi Alli, the AK3 and KA4 experienced disruption as a result of the derailment of KA4 at Kubwa station in Abuja.
“The Board and Management of Nigerian Railway Corporation regrets to inform the general public, particularly our passengers of AK3 and KA4 of today 27th January 2023 that the disruption experienced on our Abuja Kaduna Train Service was as a result of the derailment of KA4 at Kubwa station.”
Mr Alli further disclosed that there was no casualty recorded and apologised to passengers whose planned trips were affected by the incident.
“The NRC rescue team has mobilised to the site to re-rail the rolling stock and repair the track.”
The Director of Operations also assured passengers that additional Operational Measures are being introduced nationwide to ensure safe train operations.