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ENGIE and Thales will link Dakar to its new airport with a new express train

Posted 15 December 2016 · Add Comment

Works on the Regional Express Train which will link the capital of Senegal to its new international airport has officially opened in Dakar.

ENGIE in partnership with Thales will manage the section of the project involving the design and implementation of infrastructures and systems for the Regional Express Train.

The Regional Express Train will link Dakar to the new Blaise Diagne international airport in less than 50 minutes. The works on the first section linking Dakar to Diamniadio (36 km) are expected to last 26 months. The second 19 km section linking Diamniadio to the international airport will take 15 months to complete. Design studies and works have just started for commissioning of the first section of the route planned for the end of 2018.

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