Track-laying Begins For Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

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In Nigeria, tracks are being laid for the Lagos-Ibadan railway line. The ambitious project is managed by the Chinese Civil Engineering and Construction Company. The line links Lagos with Ibadan -- stretching 156 kilometres. It's the first double-track Standard Gauge Railway in Nigeria, built according to Chinese standards and technology. Total investment is estimated at 1-point-6 billion dollars. The Chinese construction giant has employed more than 7-thousand locals to build the railway line.
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