Cairo Metro Line 1 - creative commons via Wikimedia Commons/Hajor
CAIRO – 5 March 2017: The Egyptian National Authority for Tunnels (ENAT) commissioned French company
to construct a workshop to perform maintenance on Metro Line 1, which runs from Helwan to El Marg, at a cost of 315 million EGP,
Colas Rail will build the new workshop at Kozzika station, one stop away from the other workshops at Tora el-Balad station. The company will be tasked with maintenance of the power supply, aerodynamic network, workshop tools and the establishment of a storage area, according to ENAT’s statement, published by Youm7.
The Egyptian National Authority for Tunnels floated a tender last February to choose a company to establish the new workshop at Kozzika station. The French company’s technical and financial offer was accepted after reviewing various offers from other companies.