Algeria: 6000 km of rail in the national territory by 2015.   Leave a comment

Algeria – Transport Minister, Mr. Amar Tou said Friday afternoon at Sidi-Bel-Abbes, it is intended “to achieve 6000 kilometers of track by 2015, across the country.”

The minister said during the work session he chaired at the Assembly Hall Popular Wilaya de Sidi-Bel-Abbes, “the network of railways in Algeria becomes denser with a more linear nearly 4000 km in 2010 when he was only 1500 in 2008. ”

After outlining the major projects that have been made to expand the network of the railway in Algeria including the line linking Sidi-Bel-Abbes in Bechar, commissioning, for a year, Mr. Amar Tou said “that the duration the journey on that line will be reduced soon to 8 hours 48 minutes from next week when she was 14 hours of departure. ”

The Minister addressed the tramway project that benefited Oran, Constantine and Algiers, which was put into operation in May and that of Sidi-Bel-Abbes for which he was allocated a budget of 29 billion dinars, part of the Finance Act 2011 further.

As explained during the meeting, the consulting firm will complete stranger at the end of November, studies of this project to be carried out on a corridor of 14 km with 22 stations, three bridges and other amenities. Additional studies will be completed by end of year, depending on time. In anticipation of this project, the wilaya conducted a census operation merchants who carry along the route of the tram and took other measures to facilitate other services to the deviations of the networks.

The meeting attended by the state-owned urban transport in the city of Sidi-Bel-Abbes, was put to use by the participants to discuss the importance of the signaling system and switches in the management of movement trains by the computer.

The minister who visited in the morning at the station Rjem Demmouche, took the opportunity to inquire about the project to develop the stretch of railway connecting the town of Moulay Slissen (Sidi-Bel- Abbes) to the town of Youb (Saida) and the bus station located near the town of Sidi-Bel-Abbes.

APS

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Posted July 9, 2011 by newworldconsulting in Uncategorized

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