The Nigerian Railway Corporation has announced the commencement of a free train ride on all its passenger services, following the directive of President Bola Tinubu.
This was disclosed in a press release by the NRC saying it would commence free train services from Thursday, December 21, 2023, to Thursday, January 4, 2024.
The statement read in parts, “Passengers are advised to obtain their free tickets via the online e-ticketing platforms only.
“Tickets will not be issued at any of the corporation’s train stations. Please note that no commuter will be allowed to board the train without a ticket.”
The NRC urges passengers to comply with security personnel and adhere to the boarding instructions provided by officials.
“We enjoined commuters to be orderly, obey security personnel and the laid down boarding instructions of the NRC and those of its officials while at the station and on-board the trains,” the statement added.