The company will also supply trains, and establish a maintenance workshop, a traction power station, and other substations.
The Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) announced the completion of the rehabilitation of the Ferdan/Beir Al Abd line, lying on 100 kilometers between Ismailiyah and North Sinai.
A report by the Ministry of Transport released in July highlighted that Bashtil Train Station had a daily capacity of 250,000 passengers.
The Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) issued Sunday a report on what has been accomplished of the plan set to develop railways in Egypt.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir declared Sunday that 20 train engines supplied by Wabtec had arrived in the Port of Alexandria.
The directives took place Thursday in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir.
A report by the Ministry of Transport released Sunday highlighted that Bashtil Train Station to be inaugurated in a few weeks had a daily capacity of 250,000 passengers.
The Egyptian Company for Self-Maintenance for Roads and Airports made the announcement Wednesday in a meeting with Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir.
To stop import in the future, Egypt is currently establishing seven factories operating in the locomotive industry in partnership with the private sector.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir stated in a phone-in Sunday that the "Egyptian Railway Station" located in Giza's Bashtil will be inaugurated in a month and a half.
A source at the Ministry of Transport told Al Shorouk newspaper Sunday that the ministry mulls presenting the model of the high-speed electric trains to be introduced in Egypt for the first time ever.
The Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) announced that the fifth Talgo train no. 2027 had entered service Thursday, starting its first trip at 19:00 from Cairo to Alexandria and arriving at 21:30.
That is in addition to carrying out maintenance and supplying parts for 15 years.
It will stretch between Giza's 6th of October City and Giza's Abou Simbel on a distance of 1,400 kilometers.
The meeting also tackled the progress rate of the monorail.
Egypt purchased from Talgo six trains in a deal worth €157 million.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir attended Wednesday the signing of a cooperation protocol between the Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) and Talgo for the company to build a factory in Egypt for the production of railcars.
Wazir pointed out that the decision would help the ministry pay the installments of the deals signed with international companies.
That is one day after the first officially entered service and that also operates between the same two cities.
The Ministry of Transport announced Wednesday the resumption of the supply of Hungarian railcars after months of suspension because global crises.