Trainspotting Soon as Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line Well on Way
Rail transportation has been proven to be a highly economical and energy efficient means of transit. In Lagos, rail is a viable alternative to the already overburdened road network, where traffic jams are the order of the day. The Lagos-Ibadan rail plan hopes to bring some relief to motorists, and although the cost of building railways is higher than roads, its maintenance however is lower and reduces the intense pressure on roads, writes Chiemelie Ezeobi for This Day.
There seems to be agreement that commuters are in for a rough four months while about 600m beginning from Berger Bus Stop in Lagos is closed for repairs. The director of highways ... Read more »
The Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail service will remove between two and three million tonnes of cargo from the roads annually when completed, the Minister of Transport, Rotimi ... Read more »
The standard gauge railway between Lagos and Ibadan hit a snag when a landslide exposed a gas pipeline lying along where part of the track was being built. An official at the ... Read more »
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