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S’East leaders puncture Amaechi’s claims on rail projects covering all states

Rail system

Barely 24 hours after the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi said in Lagos that ongoing drive by the current administration to revamp the rail sector in Nigeria, will cut across the 36 states of the federation, followers of the sector from South East have faulted the statement. According to them, the region may had been officially cut off from ...

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Amaechi says Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line scheme coming on stream June 2018

Train derails

More than 30 years after abandonment, indications emerged on Tuesday that the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri standard gauge rail lines would start commercial operation in June 2018. The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi who dropped the hint while inspecting the ongoing rail project in Warri, said the Federal Government had instructed that the project should be completed by the first quarter of ...

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30 years of railway negligence forced highways to continuous collapse—Amaechi

TTP Abuja

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has linked the steady failure of federal highways to regular use of the infrastructure by heavy duty articulated vehicles which ordinarily would have moved by the rails. In his address in Abuja on the establishment, management and operations of Truck Transit Parks (TTPs) on Tuesday, he explained that “The neglect of the rail ...

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