Lagos State Government, led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced on Wednesday that the Blue Line Rail will commence commercial operations next week, Monday, September 4, 2023.
Bahdstreetvibes recalls that Governor Sanwo-Olu inaugurated the Blue Line Rail in December 2022, eight months ago.
It was confirmed during the launching of the project that the Blue Line Rail will operate between Marina to Mile 2.
Speaking, however, on Tuesday at the Blue Rail Line Terminal in Marina, the Managing Director, Lagos State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, Abimbola Akinajo, said Governor Sanwo-Olu, is expected to be the first passenger at exactly 9 am at the Marina station on Monday.
She added that from Tuesday, September 5, partial passenger operations would start from 6:30 am to 10 am, for the morning peak, and for the afternoon peak, from 4pm to 9:30 pm.
These operations, according to Akinajo, will start with 12 trips for two weeks, which will later be increased up to 76 trips per day.
More details shortly…