Nigerian train derails

A luggage train derailed and got stuck at Omi-Adio railway crossing along Abeokuta-Ibadan road.
A luggage train derailed and got stuck at Omi-Adio railway crossing along Abeokuta-Ibadan road.

A luggage train derailed and got stuck at Omi-Adio railway crossing along Abeokuta-Ibadan road, causing major traffic jam.

The train with number 90035 carrying about twenty Dangote Company containers derailed at the railway crossing, preventing motorists from both end of the road from having access to their various destinations.

The driver of the train could not be located at the scene of the incident. Witnessed said he left by road for the railway terminus in Ibadan, about twenty minutes’ drive from the scene.

Private motorists on both sides of the accident scene turned back to probably try to seek alternative routes.

Details later…


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  • Usher- Join The Revolution

    Let them try and get the cargo train outta da way immediately.

  • Du Covenant

    What does a ‘luggage train’ mean?, please help me!!. Is it ‘cargo’ or ‘freight’?.

    • aisha ani

      Only God knows, you wonder if these reporters even have WASC.

      • Du Covenant

        My sista, our standard has dropped so low, it is unbelievable!. Journalists are supposed to educate/englighten the populace but, this is what we currently have in Nigeria.