The minister revealed that the breakdown of the Abuja-Kaduna train is due to lack of maintenance which is attributable to lack of spare parts.
“Deregulation in the form of commercialisation of the rail transport service would encourage more private participants, which would also encourage competition, efficiency, productivity, and eventually lower prices to the benefits of the commuters”…..
“Egyptian railway lines have to reach Saloum in the west so it would extend to Libya and, Abou Simbel in the south so it would extend to Sudan’s Wadi Halfa…”- Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir
“We currently are in the process of addressing the problem of our ageing fleet.The procurement process for the remanufacturing of the 33 locomotives has also commenced, and is currently with the Central Procurement Board of Namibia….”-Smith
Broad industry resilience brought the nation through the crisis