Casablanca Tramway Records 22 Million Passengers in 1 year

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Since the Casablanca tramway launched for public use last year, about 21.812 millionCasablanca Tramway Records 22 Million Passengers in 1 year passengers have been recorded who traveled using the said infrastructure.
Casa Trams communication department said that this traffic figure earned a profit of 15M dollars or 123M MAD.
Because of the remarkable record, Casa Trams aims to reach 250,000 travelers per day by later part of 2015 as all operating guides of the first tramway line in Casablanca are favorable from the time it appeared in the city. Presently, the tramway caters services to 100, 000 daily.
The rate of recurrence of trains (thirty-seven trains operating on the line) are at present 5min and 15 seconds on the regular section (Sidi Moumen – Anual) and 10min on the branch lines, with a speed of 18.1 kilometer per hour (Sidi Moumen – Ain Diab) and 18.8 kilometer per hour (Sidi Moumen – faculties), as per Yasmine Mekki’s statement on the the first anniversary event of the tramway.
The quantity of passengers utilizing this method of transportation has also increased heavily, getting past 2M passengers each month from May until July, and September, topping during November at 2.249M passengers.
This initial line travels to a lot of areas and locals but is still not enough to meet the rising demands of Casablanca’s public transport commuters. According to the President of Casablanca’s City Council Mohamed Sajid, to accomplish this objective, a complete transportation network with 3 other tram lines, an RER or express train and an additional subway line must be set to interlink the populated areas.
This requires more than a hundred-kilometer line network which includes 57 km of RER that linksMohammed V airport and Mohammedia and pass by Casablanca’s center, with an underground section of nine kilometers from Casa Port to Casa South.
The system will also cover an elevated train that runs for 15 km, with a price of eight billion Moroccan dirhams to attend to a lot of neighborhoods (Sbata, Rchid Moulay Sidi Othman, Derb Sultan, Burgundy, and Maaraif), that stand for 2M people with an approximated traffic of 400 thousand passengers per day.
The tramway passes the city from east to west covering a distance of 31 kilometers, this is the longest train line ever constructed at once in Casablanca, linking the city’s key areas which include 48 stop stations. Every 65-meter long train can house more than 600 passengers including  more than a hundred seats, with an anticipated number of 250,000 commuters every day in 2015.