Morocco's high-speed train is operational next summer

Morocco has the fastest train in Africa, the high speed train travels more than 320 kilometers per hour.

The high-speed train is the first of its kind in Africa and connects Tangier with Kenitra in just 1.5 hours. In the future, the high-speed train connecting Tangiers with Casablanca in 2 hours and 10 minutes hours, compared to the minimum of five hours of the current trip.

The last operational tests will take place this month, before the high-speed train is launched in the summer of 2018.

The first tests, conducted in February and March 2017 covered more than 40 kilometers, with the operation of the train was verified on the ground.

The second test phase, which began in september, consisted of the testing of the rolling stock in all possible configurations, according to the national railway company of Morocco (ONCF). These tests took place over several kilometres of the new line of consecutive speed increases, with which it was confirmed that the line suitable for circulation with over 320 kilometres per hour.

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