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FG halts train services on coronavirus concerns

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has on Saturday announced the termination of all train services across the country from Monday 23 March 2020, in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

According to a statement signed by Yakub Mahmood, the NRC Deputy Director for Public Relations, further information on train services will be made available to train passengers over time:

“The Board and Management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) have decided to stop all passenger trains operation as from Monday 23rd of March 2020.
“This is in view of the report of the already known Coronavirus (Covid-19) outback”

“Further information on passenger train services will be made available in due cause to our esteemed passengers.”