14 February 2017 North Africa / Morocco

Testing Starts On Extreme High-Speed Trains In Morocco

A consignment of TGV high-speed trains has arrived from France at the Port of Tangiers and will be deployed on a new high-speed line currently under construction between Tangiers and Kenitra on Morocco’s northern coastline. The French-made trains are currently undergoing testing ahead of the launch of Africa’s first extreme high-speed rail service, expected to be commissioned in 2018. Alstom’s double-decker extreme high-speed trains are capable of travelling at speeds of up to 320km/h, whi

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