Algeria – Algeria currently favors the "maintenance" of trainsets (mechanical maintenance of trains …) and this, to ensure better management of the rail network and maximum safety for travelers .
This was revealed on Sunday the Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane, stating, in this regard, that his department requires a program of "training" and " maintenance "upon the signing of any partnership agreement. "Maintenance and training is a prerequisite in all partnership agreements when acquiring trains," said the minister.
He indicates in this sense, during his inspection visit d railway maintenance center, that there are sixty four trains, stating that the "maintenance" is provided in the framework of a partnership between the National Railway Transport Company (SNTF) and the Swiss giant Stadler.
"The trains entered into service reached a million kilometers, hence the need for "maintenance". Claiming that Algeria is not able to buy trains, because of the country's financial situation. " Our trains require" maintenance to reduce financial costs "Was he justified."