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NRC Ceases Train Services Over Coronavirus


The Nigeria Railway Corporation has said it will stop all train services from Monday 23rd March following the recent spread of coronavirus.

The Corporation said further information would be made available to passengers.

This is contained in a statement by the Deputy Director Public Relations of the Corporation, Yakub Mahmood.

It reads: “The Board and Management of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC)have decided to stop all passengers’ train operation as from Monday 23rd March 2020.

“This is in view of the report of the already known Coronavirus outbreak.

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