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Lagos, Ogun in talks over possible extension of Blue Rail Line to Agbara

Mr Okusaga said that the project was to be completed in three years.

• April 17, 2024
Lagos Blue Rail Line
Lagos Blue Rail Line [Photo Credit; The Guardian Nigeria]

The Lagos State Government is currently in discussions with the Ogun State Government to extend the Blue Rail Line to Agbara.

The Director of Rail Transport, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority, Olasunkanmi Okusaga, stated this on Tuesday in Lagos.

Mr Okusaga was on an inspection tour of the ongoing construction of the Blue Line Phase 2 project being handled by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation.

He expressed satisfaction at the progress so far and noted ongoing discussions with the Ogun State government to extend the Blue Line to Agbara.

Mr Okusaga added, “The project awarded in 2023 is expected to be completed in three years. It will include six stations in Festac, Alakija, Trade Fair, Volkswagen, LASU and Okokomaiko along with three bridges in Maza Maza, Satellite town and LASU. This phase covers. 14 Kilometres. There are also plans to construct a depot in Okokomaiko.’’

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