Fastest Trains In Africa Coming From China To Nigeria

A batch of trains rolled off the production line of China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) on Sept. 12, will be shipped to the Port of Lagos in Nigeria in a month's time, according to reports.

These 10 standard-gauge trains were ordered by Nigerian Railway Corporation in May this year. They have adopted Chinese standards, and will be the fastest trains running in Africa, with a design speed of 160 km/h. Operation speed could be as high as 150 km/h. More pics...

Lagos Senator, Senator Gbenga Ashafa was among the Ministerial Delegation to Nanjing in China that inspected some of the rail coaches expected in Nigeria by the NRC by next quarter.