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Dakar TER: SNCF and Senegal finally sign an agreement


INQUIRY – After many twists and turns, it is the SNCF which will continue to operate the new Dakar TER thanks to an agreement which has just been signed for a period of 3 years.

After months of tough negotiations, the SNCF and the Senegalese government have agreed to continue operating the new TER in Dakar together.

A contract would have been officially signed in this sense on January 17, according to the Senegalese Minister of Infrastructure Mansour Faye.

However, according to our information, the said contract would still be the subject of discussions between the lawyers of the two parties.

He will finally have to receive the validation of the Senegalese Public Procurement Authority (DCMP), an institution very jealous of his independence.

Our previous article on the subject, which was taken up by the entire Senegalese press, raised many questions from our readers.

We try to answer them here.

Inaugurated a year ago, this train is the first African TER set up by the SNCF.

With a length of 36 km, this new line connects the old and very beautiful Dakar station to the new town of Diamniadio and has 13 stops.

It is equipped…

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Source: lefigaro

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