Passengers stranded in bush as Kaduna/Abuja train breaks down




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Passengers were on Friday evening stranded for hours in the bush, as the Kaduna-Abuja broke down.

A circulated on social media showed passengers taking fresh air outside the train, while the faulty was been attended to.

The Nation gathered that the hours journey to Abuja took more than four hours to be completed.

In the video, a passenger (name unknown) said, the stopped for hours at an unknown location and that forced most passengers to get for fresh air.”

When contacted to confirm the incident phone, the Manager Rigasa Station, Aminu Ibrahim, said the incident was a mere mechanical fault, which is normal for any engine.

He however said that the fault had since been fixed and the has since resumed it normal schedule.

According to him, “what happened is a normal thing, it was a mechanical fault. As you know, mechanical fault is normal for any engine. But, it has since been fixed and we have since resumed our normal operation. In fact, we did all our schedules today.” (The Nation)