The Federal Government has announced that the Lagos-Ibadan rail line has commenced Commercial Operations today.
The Presidency in a Tweet on Monday said the commercial operations commenced today and formal commissioning will be held in 2020.
Also, the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi via his official Twitter handle said the rail line has commenced operation “with only one trip return” for now.
“For now, according to the NRC, only one return trip daily, leaving Ibadan at 8:00 am for Lagos and leaving Lagos for Ibadan at 4:00 pm,” Ogunlesi said.
Ogunlesi in his tweet added that the “Speed and capacity will increase with time,” because, “there’s still some construction work ongoing.”