The Nigerian Authorities on Friday unveiled the worth vary for travellers on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line route.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed that rail passengers are to pay N3, 000 per financial system seat, N5, 000 for enterprise class and N6, 000 for top notch seats.
Amaechi, who disclosed this on the inauguration of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria, CIOTA, in Abuja, mentioned the charges are for Ibadan to Lagos.
He said that the railway line will start operation earlier than the tip of the yr whereas its commissioning can be in January 2021.
Amaechi additionally mentioned President Muhammadu Buhari authorized the transportation charges.
He mentioned: “We cost N3, 000 per financial system seat, N5, 000 for enterprise class and N6, 000 for top notch. The identical is relevant to Lagos to Ibadan.
“I’ve acquired the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the Lagos/Ibadan rail challenge by January 2021 which is able to make Nigerians see the best way the usual gauge railway regarded like.”