Federal Government has on Sunday announced that the Abuja-Kaduna train service would resume operations on Wednesday.
Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi made the announcement via his personal twitter handle, Abuja-Kaduna train service will resume operations on Wednesday.”
“We just conducted inspection of the new coaches on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line. Social distancing is set as the new normal with end to end sitting arrangement.”
Abuja-Kaduna train service will resume operations on Wednesday.
We just conducted inspection of the new coaches on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line. Social distancing is set as the new normal with end to end sitting arrangement. pic.twitter.com/TtTrx0vCdO
— Chibuike.R. Amaechi (@ChibuikeAmaechi) July 25, 2020
Recalled that the train movement was suspended by the Federal Government due to COVID-19.
Amaechi said in compliance with safety protocols against COVID-19, passengers must arrive the train stations at least one hour ahead of of departure.
He said: “Our esteemed passengers are advised to arrive at least an hour early to our train stations before the scheduled train take-off time.
“This is in order to comply with our new sets of protocol as regards the prevention of the spread of the Coronavirus and also strictly adhere to the compliance of all the Federal Government COVID-19 prevention guidelines which includes: the use of face masks, use of personal hand sanitisers and the observance of social distancing.”
He further disclosed the government would be deploying more coaches to the route, which he said would help ameliorate the headache of boarding experienced by passengers of the over-subscribed train service.