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On board the newly commissioned Lagos Blue Rail

By Guardian Exclusive
24 December 2022   |   9:12 am
One of the unique features of the Blue Rail Line is that it is only powered by electricity and has a backup independent power plant spanning 27 kilometers long. GuardianTV's Lois Ogunniyi took a ride and has these to say.

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