Report from Lagos State, South West Nigeria says, the Government has commenced commercial operation of the Blue Line Rail Mass Transit.
The project was conceived 40 years ago in 1983.
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this in a live broadcast on Channels Television on Monday was taking an inaugural ride from Marina to Mile-2.
The 27km rail line will transport about 500,000 passengers daily.
The first phase extends from Marina to Mile 2 and is 13 kilometres and it has five stations — Marina, National Theatre, Iganmu, Alaba and Orile station.
The full trip from Marina to Mile 2 will cost N750, while zonal fares — for passengers who are not making a full trip — will be between N400 and N500.
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