Africa: Epic journey to Vic Falls Carnival on luxury train

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IMAGINE experiencing the spectacular scenery of the Hwange National Park aboard a luxurious train hauled by diesel or steam locomotives enroute to the world’s famous Victoria Falls from the City of Kings (Bulawayo). Although most tourists (locals included) travel around Zimbabwe by road, those with deep pockets and more time may prefer to ride luxurious trains that offer a series […]

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Africa: Abuja-Kaduna train fare increased because of rich Nigerians – Rotimi Amaechi

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The Federal Government has disclosed that the increase in train fare for passengers using train services from Abuja to Kaduna was because of the patronages of rich Nigerians. This was revealed by Rotimi Amaechi, Minister for Transportation at the 3rd edition of the Kaduna Investment Summit, held on Thursday, in Kaduna State, Recall that the increase in fare took effect […]

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Africa: Abuja Train was never attacked by gunmen, says Idu Train station Official 

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The Social Media yesterday the 8th of March 2018, went uproar in Nigeria on the news of gunmen attack on the Abuja-Kaduna Train. According to Instablognaija, a popular gossip Instagram account, the moving train was attacked by gumnen on its way to Rigasa, Kaduna Train station. “A Kaduna bound train conveying hundreds of passengers was on Tuesday attacked at the […]

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Africa: Nigerian Train Travel Guide, Why You Must Travel By Train In Nigeria This December

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Train travel is beginning to boom in spite of the deficiencies of the railway corporation in Nigeria.Nigerian travellers are embracing the little the Railway has to offer and therefore are packaging attractive Tours putting into consideration this means of Transportation. The Abuja – Kaduna Train Route [AK] and vice versa [KA] from Idu stations and Rigasa are impressive, Lagos railway […]

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2016: The Year New Standard Rails Arrive Nigeria

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The Minister of Transportion, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said the federal government would spend an aggregate of N120 billion for its two new standard (guage) railway tracks to be constructed on the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail corridors from its 2016 budget. Making the disclosure after a train ride on the completed 186-kilometre Abuja-Kaduna railway project, from Idu terminus at the […]

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