Morocco launches Africa’s first high-speed train

Morocco just got stock of their new high-Speed train manufactured by the French and is the first to be operated in Africa. The train line was inaugurated by French President Emmanuel Marvin and Morroco’s King Mohammed VI on Thursday, 15th November, 2018.


The new trains are manufactured by Alstom and can reach speeds of 200 miles per hour. Trains will zoom along the newly laid tracks at up to 300kph boasted by the new line opened by Saudi authorities last month. It will travel between the commercial and industrial hubs of Casablanca. The $2 billion project has been in development for over a decade and was funded by the governments of Morocco, France, Saudib Arabia, Kuwait, and the UAE.


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