National Railway (ONCF) arranged a training session for the employees and to encourage railway safety in Africa.
The campaign was made possible in association with the International Union of Railways (UIC). This is the second training endorsed for the benefit of nine African networks and is scheduled from May 19 to June 1 at the National Railway’s Training Center in Rabat.
This undertaking known for the revitalization of rail in Africa is part of the realization of the action plan of UIC for 2014 for region. It is said that the training session should be considered as one of the pillars of the new strategy “Revitalizing the rail in Africa: Destination 2014” which aspires to assist African railway networks through development and upgrading.
Partakers for the training came from Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Cameroon, Djibouti, Senegal, Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire, and Burkina Faso.
The training includes more than 20 interventions backed by case studies and led by Moroccan experts, three targeted technical tours to different sites far south of central Morocco, and six specialized weekly lectures led by experts of UIC.
According to the report, the participant’s satisfaction at the first session was estimated around 90%.