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Breaking Photonews: First Haulage of Containerized Cargo (in decades) Leaves Lagos for Kano/Kaduna by Rail

Nigerian roads should literarily be ”jubilating” as the revamped railways sector has facilitated the long haul of containerized cargoes by rail to distant parts of Nigeria as far as Kano and Kaduna, over 1,000 kms away from Lagos APM Terminals, Apapa Wharf, Lagos.

Journalists scrambling for an interview with Customs officials at the APM Terminal, Apapa Wharf, Lagos, Nigeria

Journalists scrambling for an interview with Customs officials at the APM Terminal, Apapa Wharf, Lagos, Nigeria

.With 20 loaded wagons on the maiden trip (each can carry two 20fts or one 40ft containers), between 20 and 40 trailers or trucks will be off the roads, reducing incidents and wear and tear on our motorways.

More reports later.

 

Cargo Handlers put finishing touches to rigging procedures

Cargo Handlers put finishing touches to rigging procedures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Security and other personnel on duty

Security and other personnel on duty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo supplied by Patrick Ricky Idemudia, an active participant at the historic event

Photo supplied by Patrick Ricky Idemudia, an active participant at the historic event

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TransformationWatch is an online news site founded by Henry Omoregie It is focused on keeping tabs on the Transformation Agenda set out by the Nigerian leadership in the Local, State and Federal Governments. My mission is to observe, analyze and report milestones or slowdowns in promised service delivery in all the facets of governance in Nigeria (2011 and beyond). Readership is open to all Nigerians and friends of Nigeria alike, regardless of Tribe, Religion or Political divide. We are all in this together

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