Ministry of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Federal Government may increase charges of the rail benefits on the Abuja-Kaduna course following the initiation of 10 new extravagant coaches.
As of now, he said, suburbanites have concurred that the cost of transportation to Kaduna by means of the rail benefit is a bit excessively cheap.
The Minister also revealed that the new coaches would be initiated on Thursday.
He also said that the president is satisfied with the game plan in light of the fact that essentially Nigeria will then have the capacity to release the travelers weight that we have had; that is the reason you have ticket racketeering, he said.
“At the point when request surpasses supply then you see a wide range of endeavors to cheat the travelers. There are two things I know the president likes. I have specified one, the second one, is subsequent to appointing even the travelers concur that the cost of transportation to Kaduna through the railroad is a bit excessively cheap.
So, the need for price increase.
Amaechi said there is more solace as in when you have abundance seats increased by the quantity of travelers that will come, at that point anyone that needs to extortionist should eat the tickets himself.He also intimated that the coaches would make the aggregate number of coaches to be 14 on the Kaduna-Abuja course.
One of the trains will be committed to coordinate trip from Kaduna to Abuja.