The Nigerian Railroad Enterprise (NRC) says it transported 260 travelers free day by day with the new Standard Check from Lagos to Abeokuta.
Mr Jerry Oche, the Area Chief of the partnership in Lagos, made this known on Tuesday in a meeting with the News Office of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
Oche said that the train has the limit of transporting 130 travelers in an excursion from Lagos to Abeokuta with around 14 team individuals ready, making 144.
“The train has the limit of conveying 144 individuals, 130 travelers and 14 team ready.
“Presently, we are completing one forward and backward administration and as the time goes on, the mentors will be expanded to suit more travelers.
”The standard measure, when finished, will go at 150 Kilometers for every hour and Lagos-Ibadan is a 156-Kilometer venture,” he said.
As indicated by him, the train withdraws Abeokuta by 7.00a.m and arrived Iju by 9.00a.m, while leaving Lagos by 4.00p.m and got to Abeokuta by 6.00p.m day by day.
One of the travelers, Mrs Sumbo Alebiosu, who boarded the train from Abeokuta to Lagos, said that she was upbeat going with the train.
Alebiosu said that with the new standard measure rail on ground, development of merchandise and enterprises would be effectively transported from different networks, consequently empowered exchanging and development of administrations.
“Truth be told, I am extremely cheerful going with the train serenely, this is the thing that we have been expecting in this nation.
“We say thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari for the framework and we trust the cost won’t be too high when it begins full tasks,” she said.
NAN reports that the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, on Friday said the new Lagos-Ibadan Standard Measure rail line would enhance the economy of Egbaland.
The ruler talked amid the official trial of the standard measure from Iju, Lagos to Abeokuta on Friday, Feb. 8.
Additionally, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, the Clergyman of Transportation, had said that the Government was not introducing the task yet, however test running it.
As per him, we simply chose to put the train on the track to pass on travelers for three months for nothing out of pocket.