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Vital rail link reopens in Nigeria – in pictures

posted on April 5th 2013 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Associated Press photographer Sunday Alamba depicts the recently reopened railway line in Nigeria, which links the former capital Lagos in the south, to the city of Kano in the north. The completion of the £110m project to rebuild the line, portions of which had been washed away, is a relief for travellers in a country where most earn less than $1 a day and journeys on the crumbling roads are expensive and sometimes dangerous.

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