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Sanwo-Olu Launches Lagos Blue Line Rail, Says Red Line to Be Completed by 2023



The construction of the redline light rail system from Ebute Metta to Agbado, which is 95% complete, will be ready by the end of 2023, according to Lagos State Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu.

Sanwo-Olu revealed this to the media on Monday after officially launching the blue light rail passenger service with his deputy, Dr Femi Hamzat, who had already taken the train’s inaugural voyage from Lagos’ CMS Terminal to Mile-2 Station.

The governor, said that the flyover being constructed for the Red Line would be commissioned and opened gradually beginning from the end of September so that passengers and motorists can start using the facilities. The Ikeja-Along Bridge, Yaba, Oyingbo and others.

According to him, “The train stations will also be unveiled also gradually, the rolling stock is being retrofitted already. We are just putting finishing touches to the project.”

Sanwo-Olu’s added that the red line would be much bigger than the blue line rail when completed.