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Buhari Commissions Lagos Blue Rail Line, Rides In The Train

Rotimi Asher, Lagos With the commissioning of Blue Line Mass Transit by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, Lagos now has a state operated rail system. This historic moment climaxed the President’s two-day working visit to Lagos for projects commissioning.  The

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Train Crushed Dangote Cement Truck, Tricycle

An unspecified number of passengers are feared dead when a train in motion crushed a Dangote cement truck and a commercial tricycle in Kano State. The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Kano metropolis at about 11:30am on Sunday. An

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China-Europe Freight Trains Bring Win-win Results To Countries

On June 2, a China-Europe freight train, fully loaded with cargoes containing medical supplies and gym equipment, departed from a logistics park in north China’s Shanxi province for Paris. It was the first non-stop freight train from Shanxi to France.

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Passengers react to increase in Abuja-Kaduna rail fare

Passengers of Abuja-Kaduna train services have expressed mixed reactions over the increase in fare which took effect from Feb. 1. Some of the passengers who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews on Friday in Abuja

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Train hauling fuel derails and explodes in Bulgaria, killing 5 and injuring 27

A cargo train carrying propane-butane derailed and exploded early Saturday in a northeastern Bulgarian village, killing five people and injuring at least 27, the country’s Interior Ministry said. The blast damaged more than 50 houses and public buildings in the

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Heavy traffic as train, articulated vehicle collide in Aba

An early morning Umuahia-Port Harcourt bound train with number 2212 on Friday ran into an articulated vehicle in Aba but without casualties. Both the train and the vehicle were damaged. The accident, which damaged the electrical connections in the train’s

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Eid El-Kabir: NRC suspends Abuja-Kaduna train service

The Nigerian Railways Corporation (NRC) has suspended its passenger train service from Abuja to Kaduna on Monday and Tuesday because of the Eid el-Kabir public holidays. Alhaji Yakub Mahmood, the Deputy Director, Public Relations of the NRC, made this known

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