MOROCCO: A consortium of Colas Rail, local subsidiary Colas Rail Maroc and Egis Rail has been awarded a design and build contract covering track, overhead electrification and facilities at two work sites on the 183 km high speed line being built between Tanger and Kénitra

Announcing the contract on April 4, Colas said its share of the €136m deal is worth €124m.

The high speed line is being designed for 320 km/h operation, with completion scheduled for the end of 2015.