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Nigerian Railway

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1926. "Vulcan" Three-Cylinder Narrow-Gauge Locomotive.
May 1929. No. 782 Booster fitted freight locomotive.

The Nigerian Railway Corporation commenced in the year 1898, when the first railroad in Nigeria was constructed by the British colonial government.

On October 3, 1912 the Lagos Government Railway and the Baro-Kano Railway were amalgamated, starting nationwide rail service under the name Government Department of Railways.

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