COVID-19: FG not in a hurry to resume train operations – Amaechi

COVID-19: FG not in a hurry to resume train operations - Amaechi
Kaduna-Abuja prepare

By Dirisu Yakubu

ABUJA – Following steady rise within the unfold of coronavirus, the federal authorities has stated there isn’t a plan to begin instant prepare companies till the battle towards the illness is gained.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi acknowledged this yesterday on his verified Twitter deal with, @ChibuikeAmaechi.

According to Amaechi, resumption of prepare companies would adjust to security protocols, including that till all passengers adjust to such measures as carrying of nostril masks, sanitize their palms and observe social distancing, prepare companies wouldn’t take of.

“We are not in a hurry to start train operations because of the danger of COVID-19 spread. When we start, all health and safety protocols must apply. You will not enter a train if you don’t adhere to our rules. The train will not move if passengers do not comply,” he wrote.

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In a associated growth, the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, has introduced the arrival of the final batch of railway coaches within the nation.

According to the company, the 40 coaches could be deployed to convey passengers alongside the Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe-Warri routes.

Work, in keeping with the NRC has additionally resumed on the 27km Lagos Blue line which runs from Marina to Okokomaiko.

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