By Ifeanyi Ughamadu, Assistant Director, Information, Transportation Secretariat.
The Secretary, Transportation Secretariat, Comrade Kayode Opeifa, has announced fares as approved by the Federal Capital Territory Administration for Abuja Train Services from one point of the Stations to the other with effect from Monday,13th August, 2018 signalling the end of one month commercial free ride.
*A. Abuja Metro to and from the Airport Station*
Adults – N1000 (One Thousand Naira only)
Children and physically challenged – N700.00 (Seven Hundred Naira only)
*B. Abuja Metro to and from Idu Station, and Idu Station to and from Airport Station*
Adults – N500
Children and physically challenged – N300
TRIP specific ticket purchases will be done electronically at the Departure Lounge of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and at all our Operating stations Viz: Abuja Metro, Idu and Airport stations from ticket dispensing Kiosks, Ticketers and provided POS Machines.
Payment verification system is also provided at all the stations to control and count passengers after payment have been made.
Comrade Opeifa also appreciated residents of the Federal Capital Territory and visitors who patronised the train services during the one month free train ride services provided by the Administration to commute through Metro- Idu- and Airport Stations of the Abuja Rail Mass Transit Services.
The Administration had announced the commencement of one month free train services a day after the commissioning of the project on the 12th of July, 2018.
Many Federal Capital Territory residents, visitors and tourists alike utilised the opportunity to savour the beauties of the train services.
The Administration enjoins the public to cooperate with it for the payment inmovation being deployed for the train services in the Federal Capital Territory.