Tinubu to begin light rail red line quickly: Sanwo-Olu

Tinubu to begin light rail red line quickly: Sanwo-Olu

Mr Sanwo-Olu made the disclosure for the period of his lag as the first passenger, on the Blue Line of the sunshine rail in Marina, on Monday.

“The red line is set 95, 96 per cent completion, and if it doesn’t glean to 100 per cent, we is no longer going to price it.

“We are sure that prior to the head of the twelve months, we can price the red line.

“In the first week of October, we can start commissioning the bridges alongside the red line corridors, equivalent to Ikeja alongside, Yaba, Ebute-Metta, Muhin, Ayoola Coker, amongst others.

“The bridges constructed are to enable vehicular circulation with out affecting the rail circulation.

“We can additionally start commissioning the stations alongside the red line corridors from Oyingbo, Yaba, Mushin, Ikeja, Agege, Iju, etc,” Mr Sanwo-Olu talked about.

He talked about that the red line would start up operation after being commissioned by the president prior to the head of 2023.

The managing director, Lagos Metropolitan Home Transport Authority (LAMATA), Abimbola Akinajo, had talked about that the red line rail challenge is a 37 Kilometre North South rail route.

Mrs Akinajo talked about that the red line was as soon as proposed to escape from Agbado to Marina, with 13 stations at Agbado, Iju, Agege, Ikeja, MMIA Global, MMIA Home, Oshodi, Mushin, Yaba, Ebute meta, Iddo, Ebute Ero and Marina.

She talked about that the challenge, upon completion, would complement traffic and transportation pillar of the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda, thereby lowering traffic gridlock.

“It must additionally present different to avenue and water mode of transportation within Lagos metropolis,” she talked about.


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