Tue, 04 May 2021 - 02:52 GMT
52 new train vehicles arrive at Alexandria Port - FILE
CAIRO – 4 May 2021: Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir announced that a new batch of 52 railway passenger vehicles arrived at Alexandria Port as part of a deal to manufacture and supply 1,300 new train vehicles.
Egypt will receive the deal as part of the contract signed between the "Russian-Hungarian" Transmach Holding Company and the Egyptian Railways Authority.
This is the largest deal to supply the authority with regular and air-conditioned train vehicles at a cost of 1.065 billion euros.
So far, the Egyptian Railway Authority has received 353 vehicles of the total 1,300 carriages manufactured in Russia.