The management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has expressed regret over the failure of the locomotive on the last train of Abuja-Kaduna train service on Tuesday, at the outer home signal of Rigassa Station, Kaduna.
The NRC stated this in a statement issued by its Deputy Director, Public Relations, Mr Yakub Mahmood, on Thursday in Lagos, apologised to the affected passengers over the incident.
“The management of the NRC expresses regret over the failure of the locomotive on the last train of Abuja-Kaduna train service of Nov. 26, at the outer home signal of Rigassa Station, Kaduna.
“NRC hereby apologises for all the inconveniences the incident might have caused all our esteemed passengers on board,” the statement said.
The corporation added that that uninterrupted train services between Abuja-Kaduna had since resumed.
Passengers were left stranded following the breakdown of the train that left many trekking in the notorious bushes known for kidnappings and deadly bandits.