FCTA announces fares for Abuja metro line


The secretary, Transportation Secretariat, Kayode Opeifa, has announced fares as approved by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for Abuja Train Services from one point of the Stations to the other with effect from Monday, August 13.

This brings an end to a one month commercial free ride.

According to the fare schedule, adults will pay N1000, while children and physically challenged will pay N700 to and from the Airport Station.

Adult passengers to and from Idu Station, and Idu Station to and from Airport Station will pay N500, while children and physically challenged will pay N300.

Trip specific ticket purchases will be done electronically at the Departure Lounge of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and at all the operating stations viz: Abuja Metro, Idu and Airport stations from ticket dispensing kiosks, ticketers and provided POS machines.

Payment verification system is also provided at all the stations to control and count passengers after payment have been made.

Mr Opeifa therefore appreciated residents of the Federal Capital Territory and visitors who patronised the train services during the one month free train ride services provided by the administration to commute through Metro- Idu- and Airport Stations of the Abuja Rail Mass Transit Services.

The administration had announced the commencement of one month free train services a day after the commissioning of the project on the July 12.

The administration enjoins the public to cooperate with it for the payment inmovation being deployed for the train services in the Federal Capital Territory.