The completion of a light rail construction project in Nigeria has been set for December 2016, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has announced. The governor said that once complete the light rail construction project in Nigeria will start operation immediately.
The aim of the project is to ease the traffic situation in Lagos state that has been a thorn in the flesh for motorists and other road users.
Ambode said that the project is currently being supported by commercial loans, bonds and internally generated funds.
Another arrangement is being made for the Red line rail project which will be 30km long and will run all the way from Marina to Agbado. The railway line will pass through Nigeria Railway Corporation corridor.
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