A train derailment at the exit point of the Nigerian Train Corporation (NRC), lddo Terminus, Lagos, postponed a 10.00 am Lagos- Oshogbo bound totally free train service provided by the Osun state federal government.
Train derailment hold-ups Lagos-Oshogbo bound totally free train trip.
Reports have it that the hold-up was triggered by a train shunting with a Lagos-Kano bound train which was to leave lddo by 12 midday on Friday.
The Lagos-Oshogbo bound totally free train service which was to leave by 10.00 am went to shunt, “surpass”, the Lagos-Kano bound one however thwarted at the same time.
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Mr Christian Madza, the Lagos District Superintendent (DS) of NRC, verified the derailment, stating the corporation was on top of the scenario
.” As you can see, we are on top of it and soon the train will leave to Osogbo.
” We are striving to guarantee the remediation of the line to permit the 2 trains to leave.
” The occurrences occurred at 9: 45 am and soon they will start its journey,” he stated.
According to him, there will be stops to choose guests at Agege, Agbado, ljoko, kajola and Abeokuta and other locations are Erumu, Iwo, Ede and Oshogbo.
Mr Sunday Oyelowo, a Civil Servant, informed reporters that he was delighted that the brand-new administration in Osun continued with the gesture of totally free train flights throughout significant events.
Oyelowo stated the train authorities had actually ensured the visitors that the thwarted train would be brought back to its tracks for individuals to start their journeys for the Easter celebration.
Mrs Tomilola Adebayo, another visitor, informed newsmen that the early slit derailment would not impede her journey as the NRC authorities had actually provided guarantee of remediation.
” We have actually been informed that the thwarted train will be brought back soon that’s why we are here and delighted to begin the journey,” she stated.
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Reports have it that the occurrence was arranged and the Lagos-Oshogbo bound totally free train trip ultimately moved at about 12.35 pm on Friday.