Railways

Egypt receives new batch of Transmashholding railcars

Wed, 26 Jun 2024 - 01:16 GMT

A contract worth €1 billion was signed with Transmashholding to supply 1,300 railcars.

Egypt's SEMAF, Hyundai Rotem co-manufacture 10 metro trains

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 - 02:06 GMT

The air-conditioned trains consist of a total of 80 railcars.

Testing of Egypt's high-speed electric train units begins by Siemens in Germany

Wed, 22 May 2024 - 03:27 GMT

The delivery will begin in October.

Certain railway equipment to be only produced locally instead of imported: Egyptian transport minister

Tue, 14 May 2024 - 11:04 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir held Monday talks with the delegations of nine Austrian firms.

Egypt, France sign MoU on roadmap for locomotive industry localization

Wed, 01 May 2024 - 11:41 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir and French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire signed Wednesday the MoU.

Last batch of Wabtec train engines arrives in Egypt's Port of Alexandria

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 02:11 GMT

The deal - signed in 2021 - included the purchase of ES30ACi Evolution Series Locomotives.

China's Avic International to implement electromechanical works of Egypt's 2nd LRT

Mon, 06 Nov 2023 - 08:03 GMT

The company will also supply trains, and establish a maintenance workshop, a traction power station, and other substations.

Egypt to re-introduce railways in Sinai within Arish-Taba Logistic Corridor

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 01:12 GMT

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.

Egypt's Bashtil Train Station completed, ready to enter service: source

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 03:44 GMT

A report by the Ministry of Transport released in July highlighted that Bashtil Train Station had a daily capacity of 250,000 passengers.

Egyptian Cabinet issues report on progress rate of railways development

Sun, 06 Aug 2023 - 11:01 GMT

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.

Wabtec delivers 20 train engines to Egypt

Sun, 30 Jul 2023 - 02:07 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir declared Sunday that 20 train engines supplied by Wabtec had arrived in the Port of Alexandria.

President Sisi directs maximization of Egyptian seaports' activity

Thu, 20 Jul 2023 - 07:09 GMT

The directives took place Thursday in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir.

Egypt's new train station to have daily capacity of 250K passengers

Sun, 16 Jul 2023 - 12:46 GMT

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.

Egypt's RFI-260 concrete flange factory starts pilot operation to cater to high-speed electric train

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 02:40 GMT

The Egyptian Company for Self-Maintenance for Roads and Airports made the announcement Wednesday in a meeting with Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir.

Egypt partners up with private sector to build 7 locomotive factories

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 01:00 GMT

To stop import in the future, Egypt is currently establishing seven factories operating in the locomotive industry in partnership with the private sector.

Egyptian Transport Minister reveals inauguration date of Giza's Bashtil Train Station

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:59 GMT

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.

Egypt negotiates with Siemens early delivery of Desiro HC train to be exhibited at TransMEA 2023

Sun, 09 Jul 2023 - 10:51 GMT

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.

Egypt's 5th Talgo train enters service operating between Cairo, Alexandria

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 07:10 GMT

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.

Egyptian Railway Authority, Skoda sign contract to overhaul 280 train engines

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 06:00 GMT

That is in addition to carrying out maintenance and supplying parts for 15 years.

Egypt's 2nd line of electric train to have high-speed, normal-speed, freight trains

Sun, 23 Apr 2023 - 11:28 GMT

It will stretch between Giza's 6th of October City and Giza's Abou Simbel on a distance of 1,400 kilometers.

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