The multi-billion Naira Calabar Light rail project, the first in Nigeria, would soon be inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The 12-car monorail system, when fully operational, would use an
The monorail would allow access to Studio Tinapa, Tinapa Shopping Centre and Tinapa waterpark as well as provide a quick alternative access to Summit Hills.
Each car is primed for seven to eight passengers all seated, while the trainâ€™s length, width and height are approximately 38,1.95 and 2.2 metres, respectively.
Mr Mba Mba, the stationâ€™s Electrical Engineer, said the light rail project was completed in December last year.
â€œRight now, the Calabar Monorail is ready for use pending inauguration by appropriate authorities.
â€œWe have test-run the system and confirmed its readiness. Gov. Ben Ayade was here with his team to see for himself what is on ground.â€