The Federal Government has certified the blue rail infrastructure of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) as safe for passenger operations.
This was disclosed in a statement on Thursday by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA).
LAMATA stated that the certification follows a painstaking audit of the rail infrastructure by the Government Inspector of Railways from the Federal Ministry of Transportation.
It also noted that the certification is in accordance with sections 50 to 56 of the Nigerian Railway Act, 1955.
The certificate signed by Government Inspector of Railways, Engr. Abdulrahaman B. Yusuf stated that following successful trial operations carried out on the rail, “I hereby certify the railway safe for commercial operation,” LAMATA said.