Summer season 2024: The ONCF schedules more than 230 trains in circulation every day

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The National Railway Office (ONCF) has announced the programming, as part of its special summer 2024 plan, of more than 230 trains in circulation every day with an increase in the most popular destinations during the period from June 24 to September 23.

“For the 2024 summer season, the ONCF is preparing to welcome millions of travelers on board its trains. It is mobilizing to support the growing mobility of its customers and is working to make travel more accessible and enjoyable for them. The special summer 2024 plan includes an enhanced train offer and fare advantages and is part of the ONCF’s efforts to allow national, international and Moroccan customers living abroad to fully enjoy their vacations. in Morocco,” indicates the Office on its website.

Thus, 30 high-speed trains, Al Boraq, are scheduled daily with an hourly cadence linking the city of Tangier to Kenitra, Rabat and Casablanca, throughout the day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (except 1 p.m.) and until 10 p.m. Sundays and peak days, reports the same source. Also, Al Boraq trains connect Tangier to Meknes, Fez, and Marrakech. Free places are doubled during peak hours each day.

The ONCF’s special summer 2024 plan also provides for the strengthening of the main intercity destinations for Al Atlas trains, through the circulation of more than 70 trains per day linking the center of Morocco to the various cities served by the rail network, including 30 trains Al Atlas daily connecting Marrakech to Casa, Rabat, Meknes and Fez with adapted timetables and an hourly rate (one train every hour).

The offer will be further strengthened to Fez, Oujda and Tangier with in addition, trains for long-distance night trips which connect Casablanca to Nador and Oujda offering optimal comfort and equipped with compartments arranged in hotel rooms, adds the ONCF, specifying that service to Mohammed V International Airport will be reinforced with 38 fast shuttle trains (TNR) to and from Casablanca, i.e. 1 train every hour from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

In addition to the extensive local offer which will be maintained on the Casa – Rabat – Kénitra and Casa -Settat and Casa -El Jadida routes.

At the same time, the ONCF is implementing an action plan to improve the train ticket purchasing experience, as part of its ongoing commitment to facilitate access to its services.

Indeed, the Office aims to make this purchase more accessible (through the provision of different distance selling channels to facilitate online purchasing on the site www.oncf-voyages.ma, with the possibility of creating account, and local purchasing via its network of partners: Chaabi Cash, Tasshilat, and Cash Plus), more flexible (through wider price options, to encourage travelers to buy their ticket in advance at the best price) and more fluid (through the adoption of rounded prices on certain destinations, to reduce queues at ticket counters).

Furthermore, the ONCF is launching a summer offer adapted to the needs of national, international and Moroccan travelers living abroad (MRE). This is a multi-trip tourist card, attractively priced at 50 DH, offering a 30% discount on 10 trips for all destinations on Al Boraq, Al Atlas and TNR trains.

This card, which will be on sale in all ONCF stations until August 31, 2024, represents a real invitation to discover Morocco, at an advantageous rate, indicates the Office, emphasizing that all its customers can benefit from a range of advantages from its partners (train + car service, access to the national zoological garden of Rabat and to the FNM museums, etc.).

And to conclude: “During this entire summer period, the ONCF will mobilize all of its human resources to support and assist travelers and ensure them good conditions of comfort and safety in stations and on board trains, and will provide available to them all the information channels to find out about these offers and the new timetables through its commercial site ‘www.oncf-voyages.ma’ and its official pages on social networks, or by contacting the center of customer relations at 2255 or via the M’ONCF Chatbot at 0667652255”.

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