Passengers stranded as Kaduna-Abuja train derails
CITIZENS COMPASS– HUNDREDS of passengers were stranded on Friday, when a train on Kaduna-Abuja corridor derailed from its track.
The immediate cause of the derailment was unknown as of press time but many passengers were seen wandering around the derailed train in a video posted on the social media.
The Abuja-Kaduna Train Service, it was gathered, derailed at Kubwa, Abuja on Friday afternoon leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.
The immediate cause of the derailment was not known as of press time but many passengers were seen wondering around the derailed train in a video posted on social media.
Managing Director, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Engr. Fidet Okhiria confirmed the incident but he could not provide further details..
The Friday incident occurred barely three weeks after an Itakpe-Warri train derailed in Kogi forest, though, the 143 passengers were safely evacuated.