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Saturday, 23 July 2016
Transport Fare For Trains Going To Abuja-Kaduna Is Fixed At N500 – Amaechi
Rotimi Amaechi, The Minister of Transportation on Thursday said passengers will not pay more than N500 per trip on the economy class from Abuja to Kaduna or vice versa, when the project is finally flagged off by next week Tuesday.
Disclosing this on Thursday while answering questions during a tour of the rail project in Abuja to ascertain its readiness for public use, Amaechi said:
“The passengers have asked me to bring the fare down to N500 and I think I can do that.” Originally the government had planned to collect N900 for business class and N600 for economy class,but due to the economy and the people's demands,the minister has agreed for N500.