EMA – Algiers Metro Line Expansion – Algeria - Project Profile
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Entreprise Metro d’Alger (EMA) is undertaking the metro line extension project in Algiers, Algeria.
The project involves the construction of a 54km metro line comprising 50 stations. The project is being developed in multiple phases, primarily divided into three lines namely Line 1, 2 and 3.
Line 1 involves the construction of a 13km metro line between Tafourah (Grande Poste) and El Harrach. This Line is further divided into two stages.
The eastern section (first stage) includes the construction of a 9km metro line between Tafourah Grande Poste and Hai El Badr comprising 10 stations, a maintenance depot at Bachdjarah and a control centre.
The western section (second stage) covers 4km metro line between Haï El Badr and El Harrach and four stations.
Line 2 involves the construction of a 3.6km metro line between Hai El Badr- Ain Naâdja comprising of three stations.
Line 3 involves the construction of a 1.7km metro line between Tafourah (Grande Poste) and Place des Martyrs.
In 1990s local contractors Geni Sider and Cosider began civil engineering work on Stage 1 between Tafourah Grande Poste and Hamma, completing 4.5km of running tunnel.
In June 2003, the engineering contract of 4.1km Hamma - Hai El Badr section which lies in the Stage 1 was awarded to a consortium of Systra and SGTE.
The turnkey contract for the tunnels, for the completion of civil works, supply of E&M systems and fitting out was awarded to a Siemens-led consortium including CAF and Vinci Construction in January 2006.
The first stage of Line 1 is completed and brought into service in October 2011. The line is being operated by RATP El Djazaïr, under an eight-year operating contract/agreement.
Siemens provided telecommunications and power supply networks, the track and fare collection system, and equipped the operations control centre.
CAF has supplied 14 six-car trains, while Vinci Construction was responsible for the 10 stations, tunnel ventilation and Bachdjarah depot.
In the third quarter of 2012 construction contract for the second stage was awarded to Colas Rail and KOUGC.
The second stage of Line 1 is completed and brought into service in July 2015. The line is being operated by RATP El Djazaïr.
On November 18, 2015, tender has been issued for sealing work for tunnel stations of Line 1 and the last date of submission is February 16, 2016.
Construction contract for the Line 2 and Line 3 was awarded to Colas Rail and KOUGC.
Construction activities for Line 2 and Line 3 are underway scheduled to complete in fourth quarter of 2017.
The project involves the construction of a 54km metro line comprising 50 stations covering various locations in Algiers, Algeria.
The US$5,000 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 9km metro line in the first stage of Line 1
2. Construction of a 4km metro line in the second stage of Line 1
3. Construction of a 3.6km metro line in the line 2
4. Construction of a 1.7km metro lien in the line 3
5. Construction of metro stations
6. Construction of rail tunnels
7. Installation of safety systems
8. Installation of mechanical and electrical equipmentReasons To Buy
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