Railway stations in Nigeria

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Railway stations in Nigeria include:

Maps[edit]

Cities served by rail[edit]

The East (E) and West (W) lines are connected by the Link Line.

West Line[edit]







    • (Standard gauge) [3]
    • Kaduna (W) junction for Abuja (0km) [4] (plan B)
    • Abuja (W) - national capital - September, 2009 (186km) [5][6] In August 2012, the new standard gauge line between Kaduna and Abuja was 35% complete. [7] [8]

Link line[edit]

  • Kaduna (W) - junction for East Line cross country
  • Idon (WE)
  • Kafanchan (E) - junction to West Line cross country

Central Line 1435mm[edit]

This line is isolated from the East and West lines.



East Line[edit]


  • Yenagoa (E) - the Bayelsa state capital since c1996

  • Agbadi - (E) - river crossing

Rehabilitate[edit]

Under Construction[edit]


Proposed[edit]




Feasibility studies[edit]

To Niger[edit]

Nigerian Southern[edit]

Metro[edit]

Metro lines are proposed for the MegaCity of Lagos. [24]

Closed[edit]


  • (regauged about 1927 when 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) eastern main line reached Kuru)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/09/23/nigerian-oil-sidings-contract/#comment-68555
  2. ^ http://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11361046-s200.htm
  3. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2012/08/lagos-kano-and-abuja/
  4. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news68211.html?WT.mc_id=DN_News&mxmroi=6219191/2295987/false
  5. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/2009/10/nigeria-approves-abuja-line-2/
  6. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news68473.html?mxmroi=6219191/2315037/false
  7. ^ http://www.railpage.com.au/f-p1943218.htm#1943218
  8. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/12/09/abuja-kaduna-tracklaying-completed/
  9. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2011/11/ore-from-agbara-in-nigeria/
  10. ^ Railway Gazette International October 2009 page 11
  11. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news69896.html?mxmroi=6219191/2376114/false
  12. ^ http://www.teamengineering.it/field/transport/transport2/itakpedescrizione.htm
  13. ^ http://www.icafrica.org/en/news/infrastructure-news/article/nigeria-rail-gets-boost-in-ajaokuta-warri-line-completion-802/
  14. ^ Hansard
  15. ^ http://www.trappco.de/trapp-website/services/9-railway-track-works.html
  16. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news69270.html?mxmroi=6219191/2347725/false
  17. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/03/25/zte-communications-nigerias-railway/
  18. ^ http://www.railpage.com.au/f-p1943218.htm#1943218
  19. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news68473.html?mxmroi=6219191/2315037/false
  20. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/11/25/china-build-nigerian-coast-railway/
  21. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/10/28/nigerian-feasibility-studies/
  22. ^ http://www.informationng.com/2013/08/nigeria-to-link-niamey-niger-republic-with-rail-line-vp-sambo.html
  23. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2014/05/27/nigerian-southern-railway/
  24. ^ Railway Gazette International October 2008, p817 (map)