Cairo's Attaba Metro Station - Photo by Karim Abdel Aziz/Egypt Today
CAIRO - 24 April 2019: Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir met Wednesday with a delegation of South Korea's Hyundai Rotem to discuss metro train deals.
The meeting took up a contract to be signed between the National Authority for Tunnels and Hyundai Rotem, under which the South Korean company should supply the Egyptian authority with six metro trains to support the second metro line's fleet.
Hyundai Rotem had previously supplied the authority with 20 trains.
The meeting also took up a deal to import 32 new trains for the third metro line.
Under the signed agreements, Hyundai Rotem should continue to maintain the trains for eight years after the warranty period ends.