ill-fated AK9 Train Attack: NRC recovers 12 Coaches

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By Joy Odor

The following are updates to the status of the incident of the ill-fated AK9 train of Monday 28th March 2022, Extensive Rolling Stock recovery exercise has been achieved.

Specifically at the close of work today, the half capsized Coach (SP 00003) has been pushed back to standing position and Coach (SPA 00002) was re-railed and pushed to Rigasa Station.

The total number of recovered Coaches is now 12 out of 14.

These include all 11No. Coaches of the attacked AK9 train and 1No. Coach of the Rescue Train.

All 12 Coaches recovered has been moved safely to our stations.

Efforts are continuing to recover the remaining 2 Coaches and Loco 2809.
Intensive and more expansive track repair works has also been achieved at the incident site.

The status of the 362 passengers and 20 Train Crew on board remains the same as at our last update.

As it is our practice, the Corporation will continue to update the general public of latest developments.

We also appreciate the security agencies for the continued support.
Thank you, God bless you and God bless Nigeria.

ENGR. F.E.OKHIRIA FNSE, FCILT
MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO

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