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A man looks at a derailed passenger train undergoing repairs at Mokwa Station on February 8, 2013. The rejuvenated Nigerian Railway Corporation has resumed passenger and haulage services on the Lagos-Kano route following the refurbishing of engines and coaches over 20 years the corporation had gone bankrupt. Earlier last year, the corporation had acquired 20 pressurised tank wagons in preparation for the haulage of petroleum products from Lagos to northern parts of the country. The 20 wagons have the capacity to lift 900,000 litres of petroleum products, the equivalent of 27 road tankers. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
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A man looks at a derailed passenger train undergoing repairs at Mokwa Station on February 8, 2013. The rejuvenated Nigerian Railway Corporation has resumed passenger and haulage services on the Lagos-Kano route following the refurbishing of engines and coaches over 20 years the corporation had gone bankrupt. Earlier last year, the corporation had acquired 20 pressurised tank wagons in preparation for the haulage of petroleum products from Lagos to northern parts of the country. The 20 wagons have the capacity to lift 900,000 litres of petroleum products, the equivalent of 27 road tankers. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 09, 2013
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A man looks at a derailed passenger train undergoing repairs at Mokwa... News Photo 161486537Adult,Derailment,Finance,Horizontal,Looking,Men,Nigeria,Passenger,Repairing,Train,TransportationPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA man looks at a derailed passenger train undergoing repairs at Mokwa Station on February 8, 2013. The rejuvenated Nigerian Railway Corporation has resumed passenger and haulage services on the Lagos-Kano route following the refurbishing of engines and coaches over 20 years the corporation had gone bankrupt. Earlier last year, the corporation had acquired 20 pressurised tank wagons in preparation for the haulage of petroleum products from Lagos to northern parts of the country. The 20 wagons have the capacity to lift 900,000 litres of petroleum products, the equivalent of 27 road tankers. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)