Dessau Wins Algerian Rail Deal

Dessau Wins Algerian Rail Deal
February 5, 2010 1:07 pm

Canadian engineering and construction firm Dessau will carry out preliminary and final design for the construction of a 170km electrified double-track railway in Algeria.

The $38.8m contract has been awarded by a consortium of China Civil Engineering Construction and Turkish firm Ozgun Construction.
The mixed passenger and freight railway will link Bordj Bou Arréridj and Thénia in Algeria’s northeast and will allow trains to run at a top speed of 160kmph.
Dessau said its team of 50 Canadian and Algerian engineers will mainly design a modern track to reduce travel time between Algiers and Constantine.
Work includes designing bridges, viaducts, underpasses and overpasses, signalling and telecommunications facilities, infrastructure for track electrification, and defining the features of tunnels and their equipment. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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