All you need to know about Egypt’s plan to modernize railway signaling systems



Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 12:26 GMT


Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Train carriages  - FILE

Train carriages - FILE

CAIRO - 5 April 2022: The Egyptian Railways Authority is implementing major projects to modernize signaling systems along railway lines from "Alexandria to Luxor", at a cost of L.E. 12 billion.


In the below lines, et highlights everything you need to know about this new system:


1- The current projects to modernize railway signaling systems aim to replace the old current electrical system with a modern electronic one.


2 The new system will help increase the number of trips per day.


3- The modern signaling system contributes to achieving the highest levels of safety and security.


4 The new signaling and communication system includes tracking trains, moment by moment.


5- The system includes equipping the skates with bells, lights and automatic gates to reduce accidents and achieve safety for vehicles.


6- It also allows the driver to contact the operation monitor from any semaphore in case of emergency or sudden malfunctions.


7- The underway projects seek to modernize signaling systems on railways with a total length of 1900 km, at a cost of 50 billion pounds.


8- The projects are expected to be completed by the end of the year 2024.



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