Gallery N°21 : The stations (C.F.E. period)
Gallery N°22 : The stations (C.D.E. period)
Let's not forget the stations of Aïcha, Afdem and Awash that were equipped with infirmaries for the Company employees and their families, and whose medical services were extended to the local population.
Before the introduction of diesel locomotives to the route, all stations were able to supply water for the steam locomotives. Due to the scarcity of water in these arid regions the C.F.E. extended this facility to the local population, using tanker trucks filled with this precious resource.
With the coming of the diesel locomotives, the company continued this valuable service by converting the old steam locomotive "tenders" to act as water reservoirs. The situation gradually improved as the company drilled wells in the wadis...