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NRC suspends Warri-Itakpe service as prepare derails in Kogi

NRC suspends Warri-Itakpe service as train derails in Kogi

The Nigerian Railway Company (NRC) has introduced the suspension of the Warri-Itakpe rail service after a prepare derailed at kilometer 30 of the Ajaokuta-Itakpe part of the observe.

Sanni Abdulganiyu, coordinator of the Warri-Itakpe rail service, mentioned in a press release on Sunday January 22 that the prepare derailed round 12:30 p.m. with about 148 passengers and 30 crew members on board. No deaths or accidents have been recorded.

Abdulganiyu additional disclosed that the corporate was in a position to instantly alert safety personnel who had been drafted to the scene of the accident.

He mentioned;

“The Warri-Itakpe WITS 01 prepare service derailed at kilometer 30 of the Ajaokuta-Itakpe part of the observe at roughly 12:30 p.m. on January 22, 2023,” the assertion learn.

“Luckily, there have been no fatalities or accidents. We have been instantly alerted and safety personnel comprising the Military, Police, Nigeria Safety and Civil Protection Corps (NSCDC) and Neighborhood Vigilante responded. have been instantly recruited from the scene of the accident with the assistance of the president of the native authorities.

“All 148 passengers and 30 crew members have been evacuated to a secure location and preparations have been made to move [the] 148 passengers to their numerous locations and so they have been efficiently conveyed.

“The reason for the derailment is just not but decided. As a result of this incident, service alongside the hall has been suspended. Additional particulars could be communicated to members of the general public.

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