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424,460 Passengers Traveled Via Nigerian Rail In Q1 2021, Generates N892M – NBS

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424,460 passengers traveled through the Nigerian rail in the Q1 2021, generates N892 million.

This is against the 647,055 passengers recorded in Q1 2020. 

Similarly, a total of 10,511 tons of volume of goods/cargo travelled via the rail system in Q1 2021.

This is against 18,484 cargoes ferried in Q1 2020.





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The latest rail transportation data obtained from The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that a total of 424,460 passengers travelled via the rail system in Q1 2021. This is against the 647,055 passengers recorded in Q1 2020 and 134,817 in Q4 2020. This represents a -34.40% decline YoY and +214.84% growth QoQ respectively.

Similarly, a total of 10,511 tons of volume of goods/cargo travelled via the rail system in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021.

424,460 Passengers Traveled Via Nigerian Rail In Q1 2021, Generates N892M - NBS - autojosh

In comparison, a total of 18,484 cargoes were ferried in Q1 2020 and 35,736 in Q4 2020. This represents a -43.13% decline YoY and -70.59% decline QoQ respectively.

Revenue generated from passengers in Q1 2021 was put at N892,467,526 as against N398,999,290 in Q4 2020. Similarly, revenue generated from goods/cargo in Q1 2021 was put at N26,195,160 as against N82,572,300 in Q4 2020.









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