Rail Transport Services (RTS) is a department in the Federal Ministry of Transportation headed by the Director.
The department has three divisions namely:
1. Rail transport Services Division;
2. Rail Modernization and Rehabilitation Division; and
3. Rail Planning and Development Division.
i. Formulates all rail Transport policy for the country;
ii. Ensures provision of efficient rail transport Services;
iii. Develops rail transport system for the country;
iv. Implements comprehensive rail rehabilitation;
v. Implements rail modernization project
vi. Regulates rail Transport serviecs including fares;
vii. Reviews rail transport policies and regulations in liaison with Engineering Department
vii. Oversees the activities of Nigeria Railway Coorpoation (NRC);
ix. Processes railway infrastructure thoughout the country; and
x. Licenses of private railways operators.