[NEWS] LAGOS–IBADAN RAILWAY TO BE EXTENDED

THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION, CHIBUIKE AMAECHI, HAS SAID  THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL EXTEND THE LAGOS – IBADAN RAILWAY PROJECT TO THE APAPA SEAPORT FOR EFFECTIVE MOVEMENT OF GOODS THROUGH THE RAIL LINE.

 

AMAECHI, WHO STATED THIS WHILE INSPECTING THE PROJECT IN LAGOS, SAID THIS WILL REQUIRE THE DEMOLITION AND EXPANSION OF THE EXISTING STATION IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE ACTIVITIES AT THE APAPA SEAPORT.

 

HE EXPLAINED THAT THE IDEA IS TO PULL DOWN THE EXISTING STRUCTURES AND EXPAND THE STATION TOWARDS THE SEAPORT SO THAT THERE WILL BE EASY ACCESS TO FERRY GOODS FROM THE SEA TO THE RAIL LINE AND THEN TO THE TOWN.

 

SPEAKING FURTHER, HE NOTED THAT THE PRESENT ADMINISTRATION PROMISED THAT ALL RAILWAYS MUST TERMINATE AT THE SEAPORTS.