See major railway projects in the proposed ministry of Transport 2019 budget

by Ajadi Daniel

  • N80.22 billion Counterpart funding for Railway projects including:
  1. Lagos-Kano (Ongoing)
  2. Calabar-Lagos (Ongoing)
  3. Ajaokuta-Itakpe-Aladja (Warri ) (Ongoing)
  4. Port Harcourt- Maiduguri (New)
  5. Kano-Katsina-Jibiya-Maradi In Niger Republic (New)
  6. Abuja-Itakpe and Aladja (Warri)-Warri Port And Refinery Including Warri New Harbour (New)
  7. Bonny Deep Sea Port & Port Harcourt and other Rail Projects
  • N1.008 billion for construction of Terminal Building at Enugu Airport
  • N13 billion for construction of Second Run-Way at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja 35 Some Projects in the 2019 Budget
  • N27.12 billion for various rehabilitation of railway tracks including

▪ Rehabilitation of track from Port-Harcourt to Makurdi

▪ Maintenance of track (including emergency recovery, bridge and culverts repair)

▪ Procurement of spare parts (including lubricants) for the locomotives, coaches and wagons.

▪ Kuru to Maiduguri narrow gauge track rehabilitation project

▪ Track rehabilitation from Makurdi to Jos to Kafanchan to Kaduna junction

▪ Procurement and rehabilitation of locomotives and rolling stock

▪ Procurement of workshop equipment and rolling stocks

▪ Design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of electric overhead travelling cranes for carriage and wagons workshop

▪ Upgrading of signaling & telecom system on Eastern Line (Port Harcourt, Maiduguri, etc) including revised estimated total cost for extension to Western Line


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