Lagos-Ibadan rail officially connected to Apapa Port – CCECC

The Chinese construction company, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, (CCECC), has announced that the Lagos-Ibadan railway line has been officially connected to the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, the nation’s commercial capital.

The company, which disclosed this in a tweet yesterday, disclosed that, “The Apapa Port spur line of Lagos-Ibadan Railway starts from the Mobolaji Johnson Station, Ebute Metta and extends southward to Apapa Port, with a total length of 8.72km”.

It added that the linking of the rail to the port, wbich it said took nearly three years of unremitting efforts and working around the clock to reach this stage, is crucial and will enhance the import and export of goods.

“As a crucial channel linking the mainline of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway to the port, it has become an important transportation passage for the import and export of goods and now serves as a significant guarantee with regards to the comprehensive operational efficiency of the railway”, it added.

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