Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Friday, visited the Beijing Subway, specifically to inspect the signaling system in use by the Beijing subway.
This is in continuation of his infrastructural development drive and the vision to make Lagos work better, smarter and more efficient.
This was disclosed in a terse statement on X by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile.
The statement read in part, “The Governor was received by the top management, led by the General Manager, Mr. Tang Zhu.
“The Beijing Subway covers over 800 kilometers stretch of train connectivity across the city; with over forty rail lines and more than 500 train stations. The subway has also been running efficiently since its establishment over 55 years ago.
“The Governor expressed the Lagos State Government’s desire to equally have train operations, with signaling system that brings in the best of efficiency, safety, security and technology that’s available.
“He said his government has identified the train system as a driver for the State’s economic value and at the same time, a veritable source of movement of the masses from various parts of the city.”