The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has temporarily suspended its service along the Abuja-Kaduna route due to unforeseen circumstances.
It made this announcement on Tuesday morning.
Intel region had earlier reported that a Kaduna-bound train with 970 passengers on board was on Monday night attacked by terrorists.
they were bombed, and the rail tracks demobilized
Many passengers were injured.
The gunmen were said to have blown up the rail track, forcing the 1000-capacity train to derail around Rijana, a village on the rail corridor in Kaduna.
NRC, in a terse statement via its official Twitter page on Tuesday, said: “Dear passengers, due to unforeseen circumstances, Train operations along the Abuja-Kaduna route has been temporarily suspended.
“Further Communication would be given in due course.”