The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced that the Lagos-Ogun Mass Transit train will resume today, September 14, 2020, after five months of suspension.
This was contained in a statement by the Lagos District Public Relations Officer of the NRC, Dr Khadijah Aroyewun–Adekomaiya. The statement quoted the District Manager of NRC in Lagos, Mr. Jerry Oche, as declaring that COVID-19 protocols would be adhered to. Oche said: “NRC is set to resume its Mass Transit Train Services (MTTS) on Monday, September 14, 2020.
“The resumption is coming after a compulsory shutdown of train operations due to COVID-19 outbreak.
“Following the guidelines set by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for the reopening of rail transportation within established parameters, the Nigerian Railway Corporation has made important changes to the delivery of services on its Mass Transit Trains (MTT).
“Our MTTS would now cost N460 flat per trip and the trains would no longer stop at some stations.”
“It is to be noted that the MTT train would leave Ijoko by 6.30 a.m. and Iddo by 17.30 p.m. (Guardian)