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Abuja metro line commences commercial train services


The operators of the Abuja Metro Line,The Abuja Rail Mass Transiton Monday commenced commercial train services on the Airport-Idu-Central Area metro line,NANreports on Monday.

Mr Okey Ugwuanyi, Airport Station Manager said the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), had been running free services since the inauguration of the Abuja metro line by President Muhammadu Buhari in July.

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He said that the cost of the ticket was set at N1,000 for adult on the airport to metro station, N500 on Idu to Airport and N500 on Idu to Metro station.

According to him, children will pay N700 between airport and metro station, N300 between Airport and Idu while persons living with disabilities would pay N500 and N250 respectively on the routes.

Ugwuanyi also said the management had only approved two trips per day into and from the airport, adding that effort was being made to increase the frequency as soon as possible.

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