For decades, Nigerians had dreamt of a crisp transport system, built around the railway technology like in developed countries for mass movement. The dream is now closer to being a reality as the commercial services of the Abuja-Kaduna railway project has been put in full effect.
The $1.4bn railway system was flagged off by Nigeria’s President over a month ago and has so far seen a lot of patronage from Nigerians from all works of life.
The Abuja-Kaduna railway project constructed by Chinese construction company, CCECC, is already a leap forward in efforts towards revitalizing the nation’s economy.
Nigerians still look forward to the implementation of the 25-Year Strategic Railway Master Plan which is aimed at rehabilitating the existing 3,505km narrow gauge rail line and developing and constructing new standard gauge rail lines across the country.