Train Shuttle Within Abuja To Cost N1,000

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has announced the transport fares for Abuja rail train ahead of the Abuja light rail which will begin operations on Monday, 13th August 2018.

The announcement was made through the Secretary, Transportation Secretariat, Comrade Kayode Opeifa.

Opeifa, in a press statement approved by Mr Ifeanyi Ughamadu, Assistant Director, Information, Transportation Secretariat, also enjoined the public to cooperate with him for efficient and innovative train services in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


The FCTA fixed the fare from the Metro Station in the Central Business District, CDB to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and fro to be N1,000 for adults, while children and the physically challenged will pay N700.

According to Opeifa, from Abuja Metro Station to and from Idu and to the Airport station will cost N500, while children and physically challenged will pay N300.

“Trip Specific Tickets purchases will be done electronically at the Departure Lounge of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and at all our operating stations Viz: Abuja Metro, Idu and Airport stations from ticket dispensing kiosks, ticketers and provided POS machines”.

The statement also stated that payment verification system is also provided at all the stations to control and count passengers after payment have been made.

Comrade Opeifa, who appreciated the residents of the Federal Capital Territory and visitors who patronised the train services during the one month free train services provided by the administration, urged the people to continue to patronise the train services.

Recall that the Administration had announced the commencement of one month free train services a day after the commissioning of the project on the 12th of July, 2018. Many Federal Capital Territory Residents and visitors alike utilised the opportunity to savour the beauties of the train services.


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