The management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), on Sunday, said normal train services between Kaduna-Rigasa and Idu Abuja would continue inspite of a derailment on Sunday morning.
The NRC Deputy Director Public Relations, Yakub Mahmood said this in a statement on Abuja, adding that the derailment of its coach at Jere station would not hinder operations.
“All the passengers on board the Kaduna-Rigasa to Idu-Abuja arrived at their respective destinations safely. Meanwhile, a team of NRC Engineers are already at the site to restore the affected locations.
“The NRC management regrets any inconveniences to our affected valued passengers. NRC wishes to assure our passengers of our efforts toward ensuring their safety and comfort always,” he said.
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Also, the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has said that it had deployed a team to the site where the Abuja-bound train from Kaduna derailed.
This was contained in a statement signed by Mrs Bimbo Oladeji , the NSIB Director of Consumer Public Affairs and Consumer Protection on Instagram (nsibofficial) on Sunday.
“NSIB is aware of the derailment of an Abuja -bound train from Kaduna which occurred halfway into the journey at Jere.“A go team has been deployed to the site of the incident,” she said.

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