NRC apologies over Abuja-Kaduna train break down

NRC apologies over Abuja-Kaduna train break down

By Lucy Ogalue
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has apologised to passengers that boarded the Abuja-Kaduna train which broke down due to failed locomotive along the route on Saturday.

Mr Fidet Okhiria, NRC’s Managing Director, in a statement pledged NRC’s commitment to ensure there was no reoccurrences of such incident in the future.

Okhiria also assured Nigerians that the failed locomotive would be fully operational on Monday.

“The locomotive’s turbocharger failed and we apologise for that. We are working hard to avoid such occurrences in future and by Monday the train service would be operational.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on Friday an Abuja-Kaduna train broke down, leaving passengers along the route stranded.