COVID-19: NRC stops train services nationwide

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Saturday announced the termination of all train services across the country due to the ravaging Coronavirus outbreak in the country.

According to a statement signed by the NRC Deputy Director for Public Relations, Mr. Yakub Mahmood, further information on train services will be made available to train passengers in due cause.

The statement with headline ‘NRC Stops Passengers Train Services’ stated that, “The Board and Management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) have decided to stop all passenger trains operation as from Monday 23rd of March 2020.

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“This is in view of the report of the already known Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

“Further information on passenger train services will be made available in due cause to our esteemed passengers.”

It would be recalled that the NRC runs standard guage and narrow guage train services in Lagos, Abuja, Warri-Itakpe and other parts of the country.

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