Railways

Hungary supplies Egypt with dozens of new railcars within €1B deal

Wed, 07 Dec 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Ministry of Transport announced Wednesday the resumption of the supply of Hungarian railcars after months of suspension because global crises.

Egypt's transport minister breaks corruption case at National Railways Authority

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 12:24 GMT

Minister of Transport kamel al-Wazir stated Tuesday in a phone-in that 11 senior officials at the National Railways Authority had been referred to the Military Prosecution.

8 things to know about the new imported Spanish luxury sleeper trains

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 10:01 GMT

The new trains offer the highest levels of luxury and modern technology.

Siemens to start electro-mechanical works in 40 km of Egypt's high-speed electric train soon

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 06:04 GMT

The Ministry of Transport will soon hand over 40 kilometers of the High-Speed Electric Train railways to Siemens.

Talgo to supply 7 luxurious sleeper trains to Egypt

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 08:44 GMT

The Spanish company will also provide maintenance and spare parts for 15 years.

Egypt seeks partnership with French companies to establish 2 locomotive factories

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 12:24 GMT

The minister of transport also presented other investment opportunities.

Egypt to establish 'transport school' to produce highly skilled engineers

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 05:11 GMT

The school is specialized in the design, production, and maintenance of means of transportation and transportation facilities.

Egyptian Prime Minister heads to Tunisia to co-chair Joint Supreme Committee

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 08:55 GMT

The supreme committee consists of a number of technical committees.

Pictures show progress at massive Adly Mansour exchange station where 5 means of transport meet

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:19 GMT

The Ministry of Transport released pictures of the progress at Adly Mansour exchange station, which includes stops for Metro Line 3, light rail transit, Cairo-Suez railway, the SuperJet bus line, bus rapid transit.

Egyptian minister visits Qatar to discuss possible partnerships in maritime, green transportation

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 11:53 GMT

Upon an invitation of Qatari counterpart Jassim Bin Saif al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir held a visit to the Gulf state Sunday to hold talks on potential cooperation in the sector.

Kazakhstan targets increasing exports to China, Africa through Egypt

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 12:48 GMT

Minister of Transport kamel al-Wazir received Tuesday Kazakhstan Ambassador to Egypt Khairat Lama Sharif to discuss cooperation in that realm.

Egypt receives 1st Talgo train out of 6

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 02:26 GMT

The deal is worth €125.6 million.

Egypt begins implementation of 2nd phase of high-speed electric train

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 01:29 GMT

In that context, the ministry revealed that the technical works contracts of the second and third lines will be signed with Siemens soon.

Egypt's 1st LRT to be inaugurated in a few weeks: official

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 12:00 GMT

Chairman of the National Authority for Tunnels Essam Wali indicated more details on its operation and ticket pricing.

For 1st time ever in Egypt: 3rd-class air-conditioned trains to enter service in Feb. 2022

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 01:59 GMT

The authority noted that the price of the Cairo-Aswan ticket will be LE125 ($7.8).

LE1.7T spent on railways development in Egypt in past few years

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 04:40 GMT

Egypt used to have a shortage of 600 railcars but that is no longer the case.

Starting 2022, old railcars in Egypt to be out of service

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 11:01 GMT

The value of the budget that has been allocated to the rehabilitation of the railway sector is LE200 billion.

Egypt to sign 13 important agreements in railways, metro trains, maritime transport during Trans MEA 2021

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Transport announced Sunday the start of the activities of the “Trans MEA 2021” smart transport exhibition and conference, tomorrow morning, Monday.

Memory of the day: Railways used for the first time as public transport in 1825

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 11:14 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on September 27.

1st batch of Talgo trains may be delivered to Egypt by end of 2021

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 10:00 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir headed to Spain Sunday to examine ways of delivering the first batch of Talgo trains by the end of 2021.

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