We are engaged in freight train operations crisscrossing the length and breadth of Nigerian covering 280 stations in 19 states. We have the capacity to move cement, rice, salt, sugar, fertilizer, wheat, billet, cars, coil, petroleum products and other general goods. Other traffic includes cattle, rams, grains, kaolin, clinker which are south-bound traffic. There are two rail-served Inland Container dry Ports at Kaduna and Kano where NRC’s presence is registered. Our tariff is very reasonable and attractive. We offer “block train” and “pick-up” services too. A value-added service of “Goods-In-Transit” insurance policy is in place.
NRC operates long distance express passenger train services from Port-Harcourt(the garden city) to Kano and Lagos to Kano every Friday. There are also express trains from Lagos to Jos and Maiduguri, Port-Harcourt to Jos and Maiduguri. These services offer full air conditioning to the 1st class “seater” or “sleeper” luxury saloons, with restaurant cars equipped with conveniences. There are also standard class-coaches with adequate head room/ luggage racks and parcels’ vans on courier service. These trains traverse into the interiors of Nigeria’s vast green lands through the savannah, exposing the scenic beauty of the country. Luxury coaches (full house on-wheels) with exposed veranda for outdoor viewing, palour, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, store and visitors room are also available for hire.