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FEC approves N1.8bn for rehabilitation of railway village

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved N1.8billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of buildings of railway village in Agbor, Delta. The...

Buhari discusses railway, aviation, others with visiting Emir of Qatar

Buhari discusses railway, aviation, others with visiting Emir of Qatar

Investments in sectors like petroleum, power, aviation, agriculture, railways, and many others, featured prominently as President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the Emir of...

NRC warns beggars, traders to stay off railway lines

NRC warns beggars, traders to stay off railway lines

The Lagos District Manager (RDM), Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) Jerry Oche, has said it is against the law to sit or trade beside the railway line, either begging...

Work begins on Lagos-Ibadan standard rail gauge

FG to spend N80bn on railway, Bonny port project 

The Federal Government plans to spend N80.2 billion to complete some ongoing railway and maritime projects in 2019. In the 2019 budget proposal presented to the National...

Amaechi: FG has ordered 30 coaches, 300 wagons for railway 

Amaechi: FG has ordered 30 coaches, 300 wagons for railway 

The Federal Government has placed orders for the importation of 30 coaches and 300 wagons to be deployed on the Lagos-Ibadan railway when the project is completed....

China to increase railway investment by 40% in 2019

China to increase railway investment by 40% in 2019

China Railway Corp on Wednesday said 3,200 kilometres of its planned 6,800 kilometres investment in new railway lines in 2019, will be high-speed rail. This is a 40...

Kenya docks Chinese railway workers for bribery

Kenya docks Chinese railway workers for bribery

Prosecutors in Kenya on Monday, charged three Chinese men with trying to bribe detectives investigating fraud involving ticket sales on a $3.2 billion railway built by a...

New railway: Uganda to seal China loan deal year-end

New railway: Uganda to seal China loan deal year-end

Uganda says it hopes to finalise a $2.2 billion loan deal with China’s Exim bank by the end of the year to pay for part of a railway line to connect Kenya’s Mombasa...

NRC seeks solution to people sitting atop moving trains

Nigerian railway to procure locomotive engine spare parts

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has placed orders for procurement of spare parts for repair of locomotive engines in its fleet. The Lagos District Manager of the...

Nigeria Railway Corporation

Are you satisfied with government’s efforts in reviving the railway?

The government is taking too long to actualise the revival of the railway. I feel the Federal government does not have the capacity to deliver the rail revolution....

FG signs railway concession agreement with GE, APM Terminals  

FG signs railway concession agreement with GE, APM Terminals  

The Federal Government and four companies including General Electric (GE) and APM Terminals have signed an agreement to start the interim phase of the Nigerian...

Amaechi

Why we increased railway fares – Amaechi 

By Patience Danjuma  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that train fares between Kaduna and Abuja was increased because majority of those using...