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COVID-19: Kaduna-Abuja Train Service Reopens For Operation After 4 Months Break

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The Kaduna-Abuja train service has reopened for passenger operations, following four months break due to the nationwide lockdown imposed as a precautionary measure to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The railway opened bookings for passenger services on Wednesday morning with four trains a day connecting Kaduna to Abuja.

Railway health officials at the Rigasa Train station told newsmen that coaches and the premises have been decontaminated before the resumption of passenger service.

Passengers were also mandated to wash their hands with soap at the entry point, their luggage were decontaminated, while their body temperatures were screened before being allowed to move to the ticket point.

In line with social distancing guidelines, the number of passengers per couch has also been cut down by half while the railway management has made the wearing of face mask and use of hand sanitizers compulsory.

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