The Federal Government has held its ground-breaking Ceremony of the Eastern Narrow Gauge, Bonny Deep Seaport and Railway Industrial Park all in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Tuesday.
This was disclosed by the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) via its Twitter handle on Tuesday.
It tweeted, “Rail Line reconstruction itself (the line runs across 12 States)—with NEW branch lines: Bonny-Onne-Owerri; Goniri-Gashua; Kafanchan-Rigachikun; Kuru-Jos. A brand new deep-sea port on Bonny Island, and Industrial Park in Port Harcourt.
“Eastern Railway Reconstruction will kickstart today, The rail will move from Bonny Ports to PH in Rivers and link Abia-Enugu-Benue-Lafia-Kaduna-Bauchi-Gombe and Borno. South-Eastern states will also be connected to the line.”
The future is better!#PortHarcourtMaiduguriRail
—Rail Line reconstruction itself (the line runs across 12 States)—with NEW branch lines: Bonny-Onne-Owerri; Goniri-Gashua; Kafanchan-Rigachikun; Kuru-Jos
—Brand new deep sea port on Bonny Island
—Industrial Park in Port Harcourt pic.twitter.com/yQ7jl2teEM
— NIGERIAN RAILWAY CORPORATION (@Official_NRC) March 9, 2021