Morocco Starts to Build High-Speed Railway

Morocco Starts to Build High-Speed Railway
February 1, 2010 2:26 pm

Morocco will begin work on a worst $2.47bn high-speed railway project this year linking its two major cities, the Transport Ministry has said.

The railway will link the city of Tangier to Morocco’s commercial capital Casablanca and is expected to be operational in December 2015.

Of the total cost, nearly half will be used to create the line infrastructure, $5.6bn for railway equipment and the remaining $4.4bn for
the rolling stock.

The project is part of the government’s Dh33bn ($4bn) plan to upgrade the national railway over six years beginning in 2010. 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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