Alstom wins €130 million contract with ONCF
ONCF has ordered 30 electric locomotives from Alstom alongside a service and maintenance agreement including parts supply and after sales service…
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth around €130 million with ONCF for the supply of 30 electric Prima locomotives.
The 30 locomotives will be manufactured in Alstom’s Belfort plant and the Alstom team in Morocco will ensure the after sales service and maintenance.
The 30 Prima M4 locomotives have a power of 5.5MW, operate under 3 KV DC voltage and have a maximum operating speed of 160km/h. They can be equipped with ETCS level 1 and require little maintenance, providing a high reliability level and low lifecycle cost due to the modular design.
“Thanks to a consolidated and historical partnership, 20 Prima locomotives have been successfully in service in Morocco since 2011 and with this new contract we continue to contribute to the development of the Moroccan railway infrastructure,” said Brahim Soua, Managing Director of Alstom in Morocco.
Alstom’s first electric locomotive was produced in 1926 and now Alstom has sold more than 3,000 from its Prima range over the last 20 years. Alongside the Prima locomotive Alstom offers a complete service to support operation, including parts supply, heavy maintenance or full service offers.
With 350 employees in Morocco, Alstom has contributed to several structuring projects, such as supplying 12 Avelia Euroduplex trains for the High Speed Line which will link Tangier to Casablanca.