Do you wish to know the Lagos to Ibadan train schedules, stations, and prices? This article got you covered. So, let us begin!
The railway system which has not been so effective for some years in Nigeria is about to take a great turn. Works have been ongoing in different railways across the country, to ensure that trains begin operation of conveying people from one part of the country to another.
This article would be focused on the Lagos to Ibadan train schedules, stations, and prices.
With this new development, you can live in Ibadan and work in Lagos, because the trains would be moving every day. The train is well furnished with a comfortable interior compartment.
The Federal Government has disclosed that the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) will commence slight operations on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail line. The operation was slated to commence in the middle of September 2020, which was scheduled to go on many trips every day.
This Managing Director of NRC, Fidet Okhiria was the person that made this known to the public, during an inspection of the project by Rotimi Amaechi, (Minister of Transportation) and Alhaji Lai Mohammed, (Minister of Information and Culture).
Engineer Fidet Ohkiria said that the NRC would not be patient for all the stations to be ready before operations commence. He disclosed that the track laying between Ebute-Metta Junction in Lagos and Ibadan have been completed, so, operations between Yaba in Lagos and Ibadan will commence.
Lagos To Ibadan Train Schedules
It was revealed that the Lagos to Ibadan train is expected to go about 16 trips every day. Therefore, you cannot miss this great opportunity.
There are about 10 stations between Lagos and Ibadan. Some of them are:
- Apapa rail terminals
- Lagos terminus station
- Yaba – Lagos suburban station
- Oshodi – Lagos suburban railway station
- Ikeja – Lagos suburban railway station
- Agege – Lagos suburban station
- Agbodo – Lagos station
- Ijoko – terminus
- Abeokuta station
- Agege junction
- Ibadan rail station
Lagos To Ibadan Train Price
The Nigerian government recently, disclosed that the Lagos to Ibadan rail standard gauge price will range from N3000 to N6000.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the mandate was given to him by President Muhammadu Buhari to launch the Lagos to Ibadan rail project by January 2021. This will give Nigerians a view of what the standard gauge railway looks like.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, at the inauguration of the governing council of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIOTA) in Abuja, gave the breakdown of the price fare to travel from Lagos to Ibadan by train. Below is the breakdown:
- N3000 for each economy seat
- N5000 for each business class
- N6000 for each first class
Rotimi Amaechi further said the charges were approved for Lagos to Ibadan because it is the exact match that is being charged for passengers traveling from Abuja to Kaduna by train. The breakdown matches with the Abuja to Kaduna train fare.
Hope this article was helpful. Therefore, you can now enjoy exclusive and relaxing train trips from Lagos to Ibadan. Please, kindly share your views below on what you think!