12, · e urban explosion in Lagos continued to put a strain on e limited road infrastructure. however no ing was done until e 2000s when e Lagos State Government led by Bola Ahmed Tinubu reinstated e project. e project was called e Lagos Light Rail Project or o erwise known as e Eko Rail. It was formally announced in ember 2003. 07, · e Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA) has said at e Lagos light-rail under construction is expected to begin full operation in e year 2022. e Managing Director of LAMATA Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, announced is in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos, after meeting wi contractors and consultants handling e Lagos Light-Rail. 13, · Spread e love5 5Shares e Lagos State Government has signed a major agreement wi an experienced international railway systems aggregator and rolling stocks manufacturer, Alstom SA of France, on e Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) project as part of efforts to rev up e multi-modal transport system in e State. Following a comprehensive review of e [ ]. e Lagos state government on Sunday, ust 12, announced at its light rail project called e Blue Line, running between Mile 2 and ina will commence passenger operations in 2022. e disclosure was made by e assistant director, corporate communications at e Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA), Kolawole Ojelabi. Light rail bridge at Orile, Lagos State [photo: e Guardian Nigeria] on e Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) project as part of efforts to rev up e multi-modal transport system in e State. 01, · Initially e project was to be funded wi assistance from e World Bank, by e Lagos State government, but it recently made a U-turn and called on private investors to come on board e. In Britain, heavy rail refers to regional rail and intercity rail services as distinct from o er rapid transit or light rail modes, such as when referring to National Rail services in London. In Nor America, heavy rail can also refer to rapid transit, when referring to systems wi heavier passenger loadings an light rail systems, but. e Lagos governor inspected several projects. e first phase of e on-going Lagos light rail project, covering Okokomaiko, Mile 2, Orile, Iganmu, and ina will be completed by e, e State. Rasheed Bisiriyu e Lagos State Government has announced at its light rail project running between Mile 2 and ina will now commence passenger operation in 2022. e mass transit rail project. 02, · e Lagos State Government in Nigeria has announced plans to construct a rail infrastructure under e proposed Red Line Rail project, linking e Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS). is toge er wi e world-class bus terminal project under construction will be mainly used to transport air passengers to and from e airport. e Urban Rail Network consists of six 67) railway lines planned along priority and high commuter demand corridors wi in e Lagos metropolis and far er. e six lines link e major population and activity centres in e state, as well as taking advantage, where possible, of existing transport corridors. e Executive Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Mr Jacques Liao, has given e assurance at e ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project. 12, · e Lagos-Badagry expressway passes rough e state. x is choice of a rail line is erefore justified because it links wi e Lagos- Badagry Light Rail project of e Lagos State . 11, · e Light Rail project has however been a very long journey for e state’s transportation sector. First conceived in 1980s by e Lagos Governor Alhaji Lateef Jakande during e Nigerian Second Republi c, e project was scrapped in 1985 by e Military ta of Muhammadu Buhari at a loss of over $78 million to e Lagos tax payers. e Blue Line Rail project is e flagship transport project of e Lagos state government. Blue Line project is a 27-kilometre rail route designed to run from Okokomaiko eastds to Mile 2, and en proceeds to ina via Ijora. A major part of e rail alignment runs in e middle of e ongoing Lagos . 07, · e Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA) has said at e Lagos light-rail under construction is expected to begin full operation in e year 2022. Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, e Managing Director of LAMATA announced is in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos. Akinajo gave e assurance after a meeting wi contractors and consultants handling e Lagos Light-Rail Mass . 16, · In is article, Nairametrics takes a look at some ongoing projects vis-a-vis policies under reat wi e exit of e present administration in Lagos State next year. e City Light Rail Project e mass transit rail project, called e Blue Line, aded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), which is to run between Mile 2 and ina has suffered several delays. Managing director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA), Abimbola Akinajo, says e long-proposed Lagos Red Line rail system will eventually roll 24 mon s from now (ober 2022). Akinajo gave e confirmation at a milestone meeting wi contractors and consultants on e implementation of e Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) involving e Red and Blue Line projects, . Apr 12, · e Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA) founded a year earlier, was saddled wi e responsibility of managing e Lagos Light Rail Project. 8. e effort to develop e Lagos Light Rail Project involved an initial phase of building 2 lines – e Red and Blue lines, wi e intention of extending it to 7 lines. 02, · By Monsuru Olowoopejo. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, said e current source of funding for e Lagos light rail project cannot be . 19, · It was reported in e news over e weekend at e Lagos State Government has set 2022 as e take-off year of e much-awaited Lagos Metro Rail.As good as is news be, it is, however, embarrassing at a state like Lagos State can not complete a 27km railway line at will run from Okokomaiko-Iddo- ina Line. Lagos-Ibadan rail to be ready by April - Amaechi gives updates 11 mon s ago 15376 views by Jo h Omotayo - e minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has hinted at e Lagos-Ibadan railway project will be fully done by April . Lagos Rail Mass Transit is an urban rail system being developed and under construction in Lagos. e system is being managed by e Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA). e railway equipment including electric power, signalling, rolling stock, and fare collection equipment will be provided by e private sector under a Concession Contract. 13, · e Lagos State Government last year () announced at its light rail project running between Mile 2 and ina will now commence passenger operation in 2022. e mass transit rail project called e Blue Line aded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation had suffered many delays due to e paucity of funds and o er challenges. For more interesting and trending videos : https:https://bit.ly/2H9WGBh Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE HERE for updates on uploads: https://bit.ly/2Hb8h. 06, · anks for is news but is ere any update about e light rail at was to be carrying Lagos people since e ? Lagos light rail’ll be ready in e – Fashola uary 9, e Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday said e first phase of e state Blue Light Rail project would be completed by e is year(). 13, · Nigeria’s ina to Mile 2 section of e Lagos Light Rail project known as e Blue Line Rail, will become operational in 2022. is is confirmed after e Lagos State Government signed a major agreement wi an international railway systems aggregation and rolling stocks manufacturer, Alstom SA of France, on e operation of e state Rail Mass Transit. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right), inspecting a guard of honour during his visit to e Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, on Wednesday, ober, 28, . L-R: Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu interacting wi o er police officers during his visit to e. Lagos light-rail under construction is expected to begin full operation in e year 2022, according to e Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA). Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, e Managing Director of LAMATA announced is in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos. Akinajo was quoted as giving e assurance after a meeting wi contractors and consultants handling [ ]. Rasheed Bisiriyu e persistent rains in e Lagos area of e ongoing construction of a new Lagos-Ibadan rail line have not stopped e contractor handling e project, China Civil Engineering Co. It is notewor y in is regard at it has short-listed 8 contractors for e construction of e pa -breaking 38km 4 Mainland bridge while also recommencing work on e 27km Lagos light rail. Print Project Update Lagos light-rail mass transit (LRMT), Nigeria [free access] February 1, . Developer: Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA) Project Description: e under-construction light-rail system will serve Lagos. e Lagos State Government (LSG), rough its au orised body LAMATA, has embarked on e development of an extensive urban rail system. e Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, made is known when he briefed State House correspondents on e outcome of e 18 virtual meeting of e Federal Executive Council (NAN). 18, · Lagos rail mass transit system project. e first two lines of e urban rail project are estimated to cost $1.4bn. e Red line will be 30km long, and will run between ina and Agbado. e Blue line will be 27km long, connecting Okokomaiko to ina. e Blue line will cost $1.2bn and will be funded entirely by e Lagos State Government (LSG). Light Rail Lot 2 PPP Project. e proposed Abuja Light Rail PPP project includes e financing, designing, construction, operation and maintenance of e rail transit network route. e covering distance is 54.1 kilometers from Garki Area 11 passing rough e interchange centre at Eagle Square to Gudu and down to Nyanya, Karu axis, in Abuja. 2 days ago · e Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has presented a report on properties destroyed by hoodlums in Lagos to President Muhammadu Buhari. e . 24, · Good news came e way of 20 professors of e Lagos state University (LASU) as e institutions governing council has approved eir promotion and at of o ers. e ision for is academic lift for e lucky men and women was made at LASUs 123rd Statutory/Inural meeting of e 11 Governing Council. In [ ]. 08, · Lagos light rail will be functional by ember- Ambode Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on ursday restated his administration’s commitment. He said at more update on efforts to fix e Apapa traffic situation was given at a virtual stakeholders’ meeting Lagos-Ibadan rail project wi e Lagos State government to intensify. Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in e capital Abuja after 11 years of construction, a rare transport project in a nation where economic grow has been stymied for. 23, · e Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA), said on Tuesday, at Right of Way (RoW) recovery and e relocation of services were responsible for e slow pace of work on e Light Rail Project, on e ongoing Lagos-Badagry Expressway project. LAMATA’s Head of Media and Communications, Mr Kolawole Ojelabi, told newsmen in Lagos at e [ ]. 11, · APC said ere is no stronger indication at President Jona an holds e Sou -west in general and Lagos State in particular in contempt an his failure to grant e right-of-way approval for. 11, · e pronouncement was part of e issues discussed during a security meeting held at e State House in ina. updates would also be shared on e ongoing Blue Line rail project . have mon ly meeting where Revenue Allocation. Lagos state government. e light rail project being. Light Rail. our plan is to move Lagosians arou nd wi ease b y . 11, · He disclosed at e Government would be holding a ground-breaking ceremony on e long-awaited Red Line rail project, which, he said, would be held on ch 25. He added at updates would also be shared on e ongoing Blue Line rail project handling by Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Au ority (LAMATA). 09, · Update - Lagos Light Rail Project was delayed for 6 mon s. Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Obafemi Hamzat stated at e Nigerian government suspended e project when it discovered at e contractors planned to import ousands of skilled artisans from Togo, due to shortage of skilled artisans in Lagos.