Light rail line in Nigeria’s capital opens to passengers

A train driver of the newly commissioned Abuja light rail train waves as the train he is driving pulls away from the station in Abuja, Nigeria July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction, a rare transport project in a nation where economic growth has been stymied for generations by a lack of infrastructure development. Passengers were permitted this week to ride the first phase of the Abuja […]

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