86 freight trains arrive in Nigeria

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Eighty-six freight have recently arrived in Nigeria, according to a statement released on Friday by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd.

The statement revealed that the 86 freight will be used on standard gauge railways in parts of Nigeria.

“Recently, the first batch of 86 freight arrived in Nigeria. They will be used on standard gauge railways like the -Kaduna Railway, Itakpe-Warri Railway, and Lagos-Ibadan Railway.

“This will also be our first undertaking Port-Railway intermodal transport during the operation of the Lagos-Ibadan railway,” the statement partly read.

According to the statement, the 86 freight were only transported under six days, rather than the estimated 30 days to arrive in the country.

“In order to carry out the Port-Railway intermodal transport successfully, CCECC Nigeria and its made joint efforts to complete the transport of the 86 freight trains in only 6 days, which was 24 days shorter than the estimated 30 days, significantly reducing the and ensuring transport safety.”