RITES, Senegal firm sign MoU for cooperation in Rail sector

The collaboration will facilitate knowledge sharing to promote efficiency, safety, and sustainability in the railway sector of Senegal.

RITES, Senegal firm sign MoU for cooperation in Rail sector
RITES, Senegal firm sign MoU for cooperation in Rail sector

Gurugram: RITES Ltd., the leading Transport Infrastructure Consultancy and Engineering company, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Grands Trains DU Senegal (GTS-S.A), a railroad company of Senegal, on technical cooperation in the railway sector.

The MoU aims to enable technical cooperation in the fields of rail transportation, supply of rolling stock, railway infrastructure development, including dedicated freight corridors and passenger stations, modernization of workshops, IT solutions for railway operations, and up-gradation of signalling, telecommunication, and rail monitoring systems.

The MoU also facilitates RITES to offer its services for the operation and maintenance of the railway network and sidings. 

Executive Director (Regional Projects), RITES Ltd., Mr. Sanjay Agarwal, said, “The MoU with Grands Trains DU, Senegal, will pave the path towards export of new technologies and training practices as we continue to leverage our consulting and technical expertise across the world. We believe that the steady supply of high-quality locomotives, coaches, wagons, DEMUs, and other equipment will unlock the potential of railway excellence in Senegal.”

The collaboration will facilitate knowledge sharing to promote efficiency, safety, and sustainability in the railway sector of Senegal.

About RITES Limited:

RITES Limited is a Miniratna (Category – I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and geographical reach. The company has experience spanning 48 years and has undertaken projects in over 55 countries across Asia, Africa, South America, and Middle East region.

RITES Limited is the only export arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas (other than Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia).