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CAIRO – 21 October 2017: The Egyptian Railway Authority received three tender offers for the provision of 700 railcars, the authority’s vice-chairman Reda Abu Harga told Egypt Today Saturday. Abu Harga added that the offers are from Italy and Latvia, in addition to a joint Russian-Hungarian offer.
The vice-chairman explained that each offer includes the technical specifications and cost of each railcar and that all offers are being currently studied to select the most suitable one, expecting to seal the deal with one of the companies within days.
The tender entails that some of these railcars would be manufactured at the factories of the Arab Authority for Manufacturing. Abu Harga added that the authorities are still deciding upon the exact number of wagons that will be manufactured and assembled in Egypt, and the final cost for each.