Intelligence on Africa's Rail Industry

Tracking all rail projects, fleet orders, and analyzing the rail market, its dynamics, trends, business opportunities and challenges.

TREM Africa focuses exclusively on the African rail industry. Our dependable data and analysis of Africa’s rail market, its trends and dynamics helps our clients gain insight to make better, data-informed business decisions. We aim to provide quality market knowledge to assist our clients identify opportunities in new rail projects, rolling stock, signalling, electrification and ticketing.


All rail projects in Africa — from conceptual stage to commissioning. Gain insight into the project, monitor latest project developments and identify key project contacts.

Rolling Stock Orders

All passenger and freight rolling stock orders in Africa since 2018. Gather vehicle technical specifications, operator, owner and supplier information.

Market Analysis

Analyzing Africa's rail market, its dynamics, trends, business opportunities and challenges. Reporting on rail projects, fleet demand, signalling, control and command.

Latest from Africa's Rail Market

Yapi Merkezi awarded third railway contract in Tanzania

Yapi Merkezi signed a $1.9 billion contract to build the 368-km Makutupora - Tabora section of Tanzania's standard gauge railway project.

Alstom to build a transformer production line in Morocco

The new production line at Alstom’s facility in Fez will have an annual production capacity of up to 200 onboard transformers for metros, trams and regional trains.

Thales signs two signalling upgrade agreements in Egypt

Thales will provide ENR with a turnkey solution for modernization of signalling and telecommunication, track rehabilitation and doubling of 158km of rail lines in Egypt's Delta region.

Mitsubishi and Kinki Sharyo to supply Cairo Metro Line 4 trains

Mitsubishi which is the prime contractor will oversee the project’s schedule and day-to-day operations while Kinki Sharyo will deliver the rolling stock between 2025 and 2028.

Wabtec to supply 100 locomotives to Egyptian National Railways

Wabtec will supply 100 ES30ACi Evolution Series locomotives and maintain the fleet for 8 years. The locomotives are scheduled for delivery in 2023.

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