February 04, 2014

French companies to upgrade Algerian coaches

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ALGERIAN National Railways (SNTF) has awarded a joint venture of Faiveley Transport and Compin, France, a €75m contract to modernise 202 long-distance and suburban coaches.

Faiveley's share of the contract is worth €45m and includes new doors and air-conditioning, passenger information systems, and braking components. Compin will supply new seats for the vehicles.

All of the refurbishment work will be carried out at SNTF workshops in Algeria.

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