Tunisia’s SNCFT Secures A $US73 Million Loan For New Rolling Stock

The Moroccan Attijari Bank has signed a TND167 million ($US73 million) loan agreement with the Tunisian Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Tunisiens (SNCF) for the acquisition of 20 locomotives from...

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Progress Rail Signs Contract With Tunisian Railways for 20 EMD Locomotives

As part of an effort to improve infrastructure in North Africa and the Middle East, Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, announced on 8 December that it has been selected by the Tunisian...

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TUNISIA DIESEL BID

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Tunisiens (SNCFT - the Tunisian National Railways) is inviting bids by 20 October for 20 metre-gauge Co-Co diesel-electric freight locomotives. They are to be used...

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LIGHT RAIL IN TUNIS

Public transport in Tunisia is overseen by the ministry of transport. Railways are the responsibility of Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Tunisiens (SNCFT), comprising both 1,435mm and 1,000mm...

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TUNISIA SEEKS INVESTORS

Tunisia is seeking foreign investors for $US6.82 billion's worth of infrastructure and development projects. Tunisia's secretary for economic affairs Nidhal Ouerfelli is quoted saying: "We intend...

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NEW ELECTRIC TRAINS IN TUNISIA

On 25 August, four new four-coach air-conditioned electric trains accommodating 850 passengers entered service on the Sahel metro line in Sousse, Tunisia. The sets are equipped with internal and...

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FIRST RFR SECTION IN TUNISIA

On 27 February, an agreement was signed at Gammarth between the Tunis Rapid Railway Network (RFR) Company and the Siemens-Tunisia consortium, Colas Rail and Somatra, marking the start of work on the...

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TUNISIAN PHOSPHATE TRAFFIC DOWN

According to Tunis Afrique Presse (Tunis), Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Tunisiens (SNCFT - the Tunisian National Railways) suffered 'significant losses in revenue' in the movement of...

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NEW TRAINSETS FOR TUNISIA

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Tunisiens (SNCFT - the Tunisian National Railways) has taken delivery of four 130km/h, 117-seat, diesel-multiple-unit sets built by the China South concern. They...

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TUNISIA GETS SIX NEW LOCOS

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Tunisiens (SNCFT - the Tunisian National Railways) has taken delivery of a further six locomotives supplied by China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation...

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