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7 new Railway Corridors to be created, says transportation minister

 The Federal Government will soon create
seven more rail corridors of standard gauge railway in the country, the
Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi has said.

Amaechi who spoke in Port Harcourt
during the inauguration of Port Harcourt – Aba Mass Transit Train Services,
said the idea would be a public-private-partnership that will modernize as well
as expand railway transportation in every part of the country.
This, he said, will include remodelling
and redevelopment of all the railway stations in the country.
Amaechi explained that part of the
programme is for the federal government to open new railway lines to improve on
the existing rail network.
He said, “The Ministry of Transportation
has carried out feasibility studies to create seven additional rail corridors of
standard gauge railways under the public-private-partnership initiative.”
The Minister also disclosed that
government was planning to sponsor five bills to be passed into law by the
National Assembly to create room for an effective private sector participation
in the transport sector.

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