The federal government, through the ministry of Transportation, has in the spirit of Christmas, declared passenger trains across the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) free of charge during Christmas period, to ensure Nigerians travel and celebrate Christmas.

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According to a statement made available to Transport Day, “all the passenger trains on both standard and narrow gauge lines, which include Abuja-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan, Warri-Itakpe, Kano – Lagos, Minna-Kaduna, Aba-Port Harcourt routes are now all free from today Friday 24 December to Tuesday, 4 January 2022”.

The statement added that “however, the NRC management further explains that all boarding tickets due process by our valued customers must be complied with but not paid, while covid-19 protocols also must be strictly observed.

“The NRC board and management appeal to all Nigerians to use this federal government kind gesture, during this holy festive period to pray for our country, wishing all Nigerians happy Christmas and prosperous New Year”.