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INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT & MEETINGS

FOR THE RAILWAY INDUSTRIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES

10-11 DECEMBER 2024, CASABLANCA, MOROCCO

Rail Industry Summit Casablanca

The Moroccan railway industry has positioned itself as a leading player in Africa’s rail sector. With the introduction of high-speed trains and extensive infrastructure development, Morocco has emerged as a key hub for rail connectivity within the African continent.

Morocco’s high-speed rail network, inaugurated in 2018, stands as the first and only such system in Africa. The high-speed line connects the cities of Tangier and Casablanca, offering fast and efficient travel for both domestic and international passengers. This achievement has not only enhanced Morocco’s transportation capabilities but also positioned the country as a trailblazer in Africa’s railway sector.

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Rail Industry : a booming sector

Morocco is a doorway to Africa

With some of the biggest manufacturers in the sector (Alstom, Colas Rail, SNCF, Eolane, Bombardier, etc.) operating in the Kingdom, Morocco's rail network is one of the most modern and developed in Africa.

Its 2200 km long railway network is the biggest of Maghreb and the second most important of the continent: numerous projects gathering international leaders are in the work to improve and extand it. 

In addition to renovations and railway stations extension, Morocco has become one of the markets to watch for the railway industrials through its various development opportunities.

The Rail Industry Summit in Casablanca offers insights into Morocco’s railway sector ~
join to explore opportunities and network!

Join us at the Rail Industry Summit in Casablanca to dive deep into the vibrant Moroccan railway sector. You’ll gain invaluable insights and be part of shaping the future of rail transportation in this thriving region.

Morocco’s rail sector is marked by numerous large-scale rail infrastructure projects undergoing significant expansion. Gain Insights into the Moroccan Railway Sector :

Moroccan Rail Network Key Figures*

3,350

Km of rail network

70

Billions Dh
Investments since 2000

33

World Ranking
(WEF 2018-2019)

1

Africa ranking
(WEF 2018-2019)

AL BORAQ

The first Moroccan and African high-speed train linking Tangier to Casablanca.

+5 years later, Al Boraq is establishing itself as an icon of sustainable mobility, with 200 km of double track, 12 trains, 1 maintenance center, 4 ‘New Generation’ stations and colossal investments of Dh5.5 million in equipment and Dh4.5 million in rolling stock…

Inaugurated on November 15, 2018

TRAIN ACQUISITION

ONCF invites bids for 168 trains (150 for Intercity Services, Rapid Shuttle Trains, and Mass Transit Trains, and 18 high-speed trains for the extensions of high-speed lines).

Objectives include supporting passenger traffic growth, replacing aging rolling stock, and facilitating future high-speed line extensions.

GREEN ENERGY

Morocco’s high-speed train Al Boraq and other trains like TNRs and Al Atlas now run on 60% green energy, surpassing ONCF’s 50% target. Clean energy consumption rose from 75 GWH in 2022 to 190 GWH in H1 2023, powering 27 substations along major routes.

RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURES

Illustrations of railway projects :
Kenitra- Rabat-Casablanca- Marrakech High-Speed Line Development of an RER-type local service in Casablanca Development of an industrial rail ecosystem enabling local local train manufacturing

Who can Attend?

Rail Industry Summit will gather all stakeholders of the railway industry in the following sectors :
  • Infrastructures: exploitation, signalling, maintenance
  • Rolling stock: Tractive stock, vehicle structure, vehicle maintenance & renovation
  • Embedded equipment
  • Railway vehicle interior