FG to deploy locomotive train on Abuja-Kaduna axis

FG to deploy locomotive train on Abuja-Kaduna axis

The Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okhiria, says the corporation will soon deploy a 150-kilometre-per hour locomotive on Abuja-Kaduna rail gauge to meet passengers’ demand. Okhiria said on Wednesday in Abuja that engineers were currently in China for the final factory acceptance test.

He said once the design specification was confirmed by the engineers, the corporation would start making arrangements for its shipment and subsequent deployment. He said that the second locomotive for the rail line is also expected to be on track in the next two weeks since the engineers have also gotten the parts.

He said, “Very soon, we will get the 150km per hour locomotive being shipped, engineers have just gone for the final factory acceptance test. Read more

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