Potentials of wagon factory – The Nation Newspaper


ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE writes that the wagon assembly plant already shaping up the Kajola, Ogun State skyline, is already transforming the communities and exciting engineers, planners and providing artisanal professionals with a future away from across the nation’s shores.

TO meet the increasing demand of freight and passenger traffic on the new standard gauge railway service, the Federal Government recently flagged off Africa’s single largest private investment by the Chinese government, which is a Wagon Assembly Plant in Kajola, Ogun State. From all indications, it is the first of its kind.

This move has been applauded in several quarters given the numerous advantages it portends for the nation at large, especially when it comes to capital flight. According to the Ministry of Transportation, this Wagon Assembly Plant will see to the production of rolling stock  – locomotives, coaches, wagons and even contemporary diesel multiple units to facilitate movement of passengers and…



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