NSIB commence investigation into train derailment on Abuja-Kaduna corridor


May 27, 2024.

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Azonuchechi Chukwu.

The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has announced the launch of an investigation into the derailment of a train coach on the Abuja-Kaduna corridor at Jeremy Station, which occurred on Sunday morning.

This announcement was made in a statement signed by Mrs. Bimbo Oladeji, the NSIB Director of Consumer Public Affairs and Consumer Protection.

The statement noted that a team had been deployed to the site of the incident to conduct a thorough investigation.

“NSIB is aware of the derailment of an Abuja-bound train from Kaduna which occurred halfway into the journey at Jere.

“A team has been deployed to the site of the incident,” the statement read in part.

Despite the derailment, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) stated that all passengers on the Kaduna-Rigasa to Idu Abuja train arrived at their destination safely.

Recall that in the early hours of Sunday, some train coaches were reported to have derailed on the Kaduna-Abuja corridor at Jeremy Station. Fortunately, all passengers on board arrived at their destinations safely.

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), in a statement signed by Deputy Director of Public Relations Yakub Mahmood, confirmed that normal train services between Kaduna-Rigasa and Idu-Abuja are continuing as usual.

Additionally, a team of NRC engineers was deployed to the site on Sunday to restore the affected locations and prevent future derailments.

The NRC further assured passengers on the route of their safety and comfort, emphasizing their commitment to maintaining high safety standards and reliable services always.(www.naija247news.com).

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