Algiers Metro Company (EMA) has awarded Colas Rail – Kou.G.C. JV, two contracts totaling EUR 168 million (total share for Colas Rail: EUR 86 million), as part of extension projects on the metro.
The first EUR 117-million contract (Colas Rail: EUR 59 million), called \”Extension C\”, aims to extend the existing subway line 3.6 kilometers to the south and includes three new stations. The second contract, worth EUR 51 million (Colas Rail: EUR 27 million), called \”Extension A\”, involves the lengthening of the Algiers line 1.7 km to the north of the capital city and includes two new stations in the heart of the old town, notably at the iconic Place des Martyrs.
Colas Rail will perform the railway work, power supply, ventilation and smoke extraction, low voltage work, and the ticketing system, as well as project coordination and system integration.