The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has offered an apology to the passengers on board the Kaduna-Abuja train that departed from Rigasa in Kaduna on Monday morning but broke down minutes after takeoff.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that some passengers were stranded a few kilometres away from the train station in Rigasa, Kaduna state after the train developed a mechanical fault.
Reacting to the development via a statement on Monday, the manager of Abuja-Kaduna train service, Paschal Nnorli apologised for the occurrence.
Paschal added that the breakdown of the train was highly regretted.
“This failure and consequent delay no doubt caused delays to subsequent train services from Abuja to Kaduna.
”The failed locomotive is currently receiving attention from our team of engineers and technicians at the Idu Locomotive Workshop.
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