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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Nigerian road and railway economics
Periodical:West Africa
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:rail transport
land transport
Abstract:The Nigerian railway extension project from Bukuru to Maiduguri via Bauchi is to be a 'development' line, relying on the increased production that will result from the new means of transports There is a limited amount of assured freight in the form of goods in transit through Nigeria to French. territories, which travels from Jos to Fort Lamy by road, via Maiduguri. This scheme of 400 miles extension will cost 19.4 m. and has been endorsed by the International. Bank. Another point of great importance concerns feeder roads. This question of feeder roads leads on to more uncomfortable thoughts. Map.