The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended its officials over a derailment at the Kubwa Train Station penultimate Friday.
City & Crime reports that train services on the Abuja-Kaduna corridor came under a halt as a result of the incident but that the services resumed four days later following repair works on the rails.
Our reporter who checked at the station yesterday gathered that some officials attached to the control room of the station and the driver of the ill-fated train had been suspended over allegations of negligence.
A source said that the officials who were on duty on the incident’s day failed to call the driver to order as he was speeding beyond the regulated limit at a diversion within the parameters of the station.
He said, “They have not reported to duty ever since as they have to be investigated first by a ministerial committee of the transportation minister for being found wanting.”