CERTIFER successfully completed its Independent Safety Assessment mission for the Tramway of Ouargla, which is the 5th tramway network in Algeria.
The first tramway line of the city of Ouargla, known as the first tramway line of Sahara has been inaugurated on 20th March 2018.
In 2016, CERTIFER was selected by EMA (Entreprise Métro d’Alger) in order to perform an Independent Safety Assessment for the following subsystems: Urban Insertion, Rolling Stock, Control-Command & Signalling, Energy and Global System assessment.
The 9.6 km-line includes 16 stations and connects the Old Town to Hai Nasr Area, the New Town of Ouargla passing through the center of Ouargla by connecting Sid Rouhou to Chenine Kadour stations in 34 minutes thanks to Alstom Citadis 402 trams.
The first line of desert represents the 5th network of tramways after Algiers, Constantine, Oran and Sidi Bel Abbès tramway network for which CERTIFER carried out Independent Safety Assessment missions.