PPP for the high-speed rail link between Tetouan and Maloussa
Client : ONCF and European Investment Bank
Location : Morocco
Year : 2020 - 2021
Main Project Features:
The future rail line has a linear line of about 39 km from the existing Tanger Med line north of the Renault plant and its arrival to the city of Tetouan.
14 viaducts totaling of 5.36 km are planned as well as a covered trench of 1.7 km and a tunnel of 4 km will cross the mountain. The infrastructure will have two lanes of traffic (one per direction) and will be scheduled for commissioning in 2030. Commercial speed of sill be up to 160 km/h and the new line will connect Melloussa to Tetouan in about 47 minutes.
The overall objective of this mission is to prepare a prefeasibility study of the construction and operation of the Melloussa-Tetouan line as a public-private PPP with one or more components of the Project, by conducting a comparative analysis of the various alternatives including PPP, concession, Design Build and Design-Bid-Build.