LAGOS-IBADAN TRAIN TICKETS TO COST N3000-6000
The Federal Government on Friday announced that Lagos-Ibadan approved train tickets would cost N3,000- N6,000
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this during the inauguration of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria in Abuja.
According to Amaechi, Economy seats would cost N3,000, Business class seats would cost N5,000, while first class seats would cost N6000.
Below are excerpts from Amaechi’s statement:
“I have received the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the Lagos/Ibadan rail project by January 2021 which will make Nigerians see the way the standard gauge railway looked like.
“Today I approved the charges on passengers from Lagos to Ibadan, we just transfer how we charged from Abuja to Kaduna.
“We charge N3,000 per Economy seat, N5,000 for Business class, and N6,000 for First class, the same is applicable to Lagos to Ibadan.
“It should have started running by now before Mr. President inaugurates it by January.”