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CAIRO – 20 March 2017: The National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) has received a Japanese offer to implement a new metro line in Egypt’s Mediterranean city of Alexandria from Masr station to Borg El-Arab city, chairperson of the Central Administration for planning in NAT, Tarek Abu el-Wafa, told
Abu el-Wafa added that the Abu-Qir line will be developed and electrified to be like the first Metro line in Cairo, and will be extended to Borg El-Arab.
The suggested metro line is expected to be implemented in three phases: the first from Abu-Qir to Masr station, the second from Masr station to el-Max station and the third from Max to Borg el-Arab. It will connect to the Japanese University, which is expected to be built in Borg el-Arab, Abu el-Wafa said.
Abu el-Wafa said there is a Chinese offer to establish the first phase in addition to the Japanese offer to establish the second and third phases.
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