BREAKING: Abuja-Kaduna train breaks down, passengers stranded

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Hundred of passengers on Abuja/Kaduna train have been stranded in Dutse, Kaduna as the train developed faults few minutes into the journey.
Five minutes after the train departed the Rigasa Station in Kaduna at 6:40am, the locomotive developed faults.
Twice,  the train stopped before getting to the Dutse Station, where it finally broke down.
A passenger,  An Assistant National Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Midat Joseph, said the train developed fault around 7:00am.
“ I left my house as early as 5:00am to join the 6:40am train but unfortunately I have been trapped here in this forest. This is not the first time I will be experiencing this mess,” he said.
Another passenger, said he had similar experience on Saturday, saying they spent six hours to get to Abuja.
“ This is unfortunate. On Saturday, we spent five hours from Abuja to Kaduna. We left Abuja 6:pm  but we did not get to Kaduna until 11:pm,” he said.
An engineer of the NRC who addressed the passengers told them that it would take them two hours to fix the train.
“ We are very sorry, the locomotive is faulty. We have contacted the Idu Train Station for another locomotive. It would take them two hours to be here, “ he said