Yapı Merkezi as being the world brand in rail systems completed one of its most important (its another) rail project in Africa. Yapı Merkezi constructed the 21 km part of the tramway project which has a total length of 31 km in Morocco’s biggest city, Casablanca.
Yapı Merkezi also constructed the 6,5 km length maintenance workshop line and 12 stations as well. The project as being the first tramway line of Casablanca, includes platform and line works (sleepers’ and rail’s procurement and assembling; railways’ welding and platform coverage) Casablanca transport authority Casa Transports SA is the owner of the project and engineering undertaken by SYSTRA, SYSTRA Morocco and Moroccan firm CID Engineering and Development Consultants.
Yapi Merkezi has completed Casablanca Tramway Project within 630 days with an average production speed of 77 single lane meter/day, breaking the records which are 68 single lane meter/day in Eskisehir Tramway and 72 single lane meter/day in Kayseri Tramway. Besides, the success of the project is more impressive with the fact that Casablanca Tramway Project is our first project in Morocco and that the mobilization period in a new country was included in this average speed.
Worldwide award winning success with Casablanca Tramway
Casablanca tram line came into service on 12.12.12 and the project was elected as “highly commended” in "best world-class rail system project of the year-2012" category by Tramways & Urban Transit Organization.