Abuja-Kaduna train Grounded, See Details

Abuja-Kaduna Train

Diesel Shortage Grounds Abuja-Kaduna Train Service

Nigerians have received an apology from the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC.

The NRC expressed regret for the Monday train delay between Abuja and Kaduna.


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After receiving complaints from passengers, Pascal Nnorli, Manager of the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service (AKTS), released a statement.

The delay, according to Nnorli, was brought on by a shortage of diesel.

He claimed that the AGO received fell short of the required standard and was categorically rejected following a required laboratory test.


The manager explained that the test is done on every liquid used on the rolling stock, including locomotives, to make sure the proper specifications are being used.

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According to the statement, operations would return to normal because management had control of the situation.

On December 5, 2022, the train service between Abuja and Kaduna was restored after a hiatus of more than eight months caused by a terrorist attack.

On March 28, 2022, at Katari in Kaduna State, at least 63 people were kidnapped and approximately 14 people were killed. After the release of 7 prisoners in July, the final group of 23 prisoners was set free in October.



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