The Nigerian Railway CCorporation (NRC) says the first set of people will be able to buy train tickets online by November.
The just reappointed MD NRC ,Engr Fidet Okhiria made this known during an unscheduled visit to the Idu train station Thursday.
Okhiria said plans are on to ensure the e- ticketing becomes operational as soon as possible , adding that installation has commenced.
” The e-ticketing installation has commenced with the last meeting that was held by the end of the month,the first set of people will be able to buy tickets online while we await the physical infrastructure that is going to be put in place”.
On ticket racketeering, Okhiria warned perpetrators to desist as those caught will be severely dealt with.
“The issue of ticket racketeering is one the ccorporation is taking seriously and we are doing every thing we can to ensure that it is curbed to the barest minimum or completely “.