The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the commencement of e-ticketing for train services on the Abuja-Kaduna route.
The NRC Managing Director, Fidet Okhria, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, January 13 in Abuja that the process would be on test run for a week before its formal inauguration on Wednesday, January 20.
His words: “We have commenced the e-ticketing for the Abuja -Kaduna train service today. We intend to test-run this process for about a week after which the formal inauguration will be done at the Ministry of Transportation on Jan. 20.
“The essence of this e-ticketing is to enable people to access tickets easily with fewer hurdles and especially during this period of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The Minister of transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi also confirmed that the e-ticketing initiative has commenced in a social media post.