The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has postponed the resumption of train services along the Abuja-Kaduna corridor.

The Corporation had announced that operation would resume along the route on May 23, 2022.

Though reasons were not given for the postponement, the Corporation in a statement by the Managing Director, Engr. Fidet Okhiria stated that a new date would be announced.

Train service along the corridor was suspended in March after an attack on the rail track by terrorists.

The attack led to the death of eight persons with several people injured while over 60 passengers were kidnapped.

The Corporation assured relatives of those in captivity the Federal Government is alive to its responsibility for the safe rescue of all persons being held hostage pleaded for patience.

The statement reads: “The General Public is kindly invited to note the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) is announcing a shift in the resumption date for Abuja Kaduna Train services (AKTS).

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