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Railway stations in Nigeria

Makurdi station
Lagos Oshodi station

Railway stations in Nigeria include:

Contents

MapsEdit

Cities served by railEdit

The East (E) and West (W) lines are connected by the Link Line.

West LineEdit

  • Apapa (W) - Lagos. Port ; flour mill ; oil terminals [1]
  • Lagos (W) - Terminus station
  • Yaba (W) - Lagos suburban railway[2]
  • Oshodi (W) - Lagos suburban railway
  • Ikeja (W) - Lagos suburban railway
  • Agege (W) - Lagos suburban railway[3]
  • Agbado (W) - Lagos suburban railway[4]
  • Ijoko (W) - terminus of suburban trains, 2013 [5]
  • Abeokuta (W)






    • (Standard gauge) [6]
    • Kaduna (W) junction for Abuja (0 km) completed 2014, but not enough rolling stock [7][8] (plan B)
    • Abuja (W) - national capital - September, 2009 (186 km) [9][10] In August 2012, the new standard gauge line between Kaduna and Abuja was 35% complete.[11][12]

Link lineEdit

  • Kaduna (W) - junction for East Line cross country
  • Idon (WE)
  • Kafanchan (E) - junction to West Line cross country

Central Line 1435mmEdit

This line is isolated from the East and West lines.



East LineEdit


RehabilitateEdit

Under ConstructionEdit

  • (standard gauge) [21]
  • (double track)
  • Lagos (0 km)
  • Kano (128 km)

ProposedEdit




Feasibility studiesEdit

To NigerEdit

Nigerian SouthernEdit

Metro and Light RailEdit

Metro lines are proposed for the MegaCity of Lagos.[28]

The first phase of Abuja Light Rail opened in July 2018.

ClosedEdit


  • (regauged about 1927 when 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) eastern main line reached Kuru)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/09/23/nigerian-oil-sidings-contract/#comment-68555
  2. ^ Google. "Yaba railway station" (Map). Google Maps. Google.
  3. ^ Google. "Agege railway station" (Map). Google Maps. Google.
  4. ^ Google. "Agbado railway station" (Map). Google Maps. Google.
  5. ^ http://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11361046-s200.htm
  6. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2012/08/lagos-kano-and-abuja/
  7. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/12/09/abuja-kaduna-tracklaying-completed/
  8. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news68211.html?WT.mc_id=DN_News&mxmroi=6219191/2295987/false
  9. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/2009/10/nigeria-approves-abuja-line-2/
  10. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news68473.html?mxmroi=6219191/2315037/false
  11. ^ http://www.railpage.com.au/f-p1943218.htm#1943218
  12. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/12/09/abuja-kaduna-tracklaying-completed/
  13. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2011/11/ore-from-agbara-in-nigeria/
  14. ^ Railway Gazette International October 2009 page 11
  15. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news69896.html?mxmroi=6219191/2376114/false
  16. ^ http://www.teamengineering.it/field/transport/transport2/itakpedescrizione.htm
  17. ^ http://www.icafrica.org/en/news/infrastructure-news/article/nigeria-rail-gets-boost-in-ajaokuta-warri-line-completion-802/
  18. ^ Hansard
  19. ^ http://www.trappco.de/trapp-website/services/9-railway-track-works.html
  20. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news69270.html?mxmroi=6219191/2347725/false
  21. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/03/25/zte-communications-nigerias-railway/
  22. ^ http://www.railpage.com.au/f-p1943218.htm#1943218
  23. ^ https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/11/new-railway-lines-lagos-bridges-demolished/
  24. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/11/25/china-build-nigerian-coast-railway/
  25. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/10/28/nigerian-feasibility-studies/
  26. ^ http://www.informationng.com/2013/08/nigeria-to-link-niamey-niger-republic-with-rail-line-vp-sambo.html
  27. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/05/27/nigerian-southern-railway/
  28. ^ Railway Gazette International October 2008, p817 (map)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Train stations in Nigeria at Wikimedia Commons https://www.powpedia.com Kaduna Seminar on Business and Transports