Railway Authority

In bid to develop Railway system, Egypt provides free Wi-Fi internet service at Ramses train station

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 01:53 GMT

Egypt’s Railways Authority has started providing a free Wi-Fi internet service inside Ramses Train Station, by contacting all telecommunications companies to provide this service for free inside the station.

Egypt to manufacture 1K railway wagons

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 03:00 GMT

The authority plans to purchase 1,000 wagons of different models, the report said, noting that it is negotiating with the SEMAF factory to manufacture and supply the 1,000 freight cars, at a cost of more than LE 4 billion.

New Russian railway vehicles batch to arrive Egypt soon

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 12:32 GMT

Egypt’s railway authority is preparing to receive a newly- contracted Russian railway passenger vehicles batch, within days.

Alexandria to receive 22 new Russian train vehicles Tuesday

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 03:04 GMT

The batch includes 22 ordinary vehicles with dynamic ventilation, and another eight vehicles to arrive within days.

Four officials at Railway Authority arrested for two-train collision

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 04:14 GMT

Two days ago, a two-rain collision occurred between Imbaba and Ramsis railways stations, injuring13 passengers and no deaths reported.

Gov't grants for train victim’s family amounts to LE120K

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - 03:39 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced Wednesday dispensing a death grant of LE20,000 to the family of a young man who was killed jumping off a train.

General Electric to provide Egypt with 100 locomotives

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 12:26 GMT

The US-based General Electric Co will provide 100 locomotives to the Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) starting March to test them before use.

Egypt signs contract with Plasser to upgrade railways

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 01:49 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly signed on Tuesday a supply and maintenance contract with Austria’s Plasser & Theurer Company.

88 lawyers referred to trial for causing financial losses at Railway Authority

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 - 08:11 GMT

The Ministry of Transportation referred 88 lawyers to disciplinary trial over charges of causing losses of billions of pounds for the Egyptian Railway Authority.

10 additional trains operated ahead of Eid Al Fitr

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Railway Authority started on Sunday to operate ten additional trains as a part of the preparations made at railway stations ahead of Eid Al Fitr.

Railway Authority introduces new system to enhance rail safety

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 11:21 GMT

The Egyptian government has decided to focus on the railway sector and worked on rolling out new accident prevention measures to promote rail safety

Railway revenues decrease to LE 154.9M in February

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 05:04 GMT

The revenues of the Railway Authority decreased in February to LE 154.9 million ($8.77 million) on a monthly basis, compared to LE 190.7 million in January.

Railway revenues increase to LE 164.1M in January

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 03:06 GMT

The number of passengers decreased last month to 20.7 million, compared to 21.1 million in January 2017 and 20.4 million in December 2017.

Railway ticket price increase postponed

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 01:47 GMT

Official sources clarified that this decision is temporarily until improvement on the railway services is executed.

Selection of bidder in 1,300 railcars tender postponed

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 02:33 GMT

The approximate cost of the deal is $600 million.

Egypt receives 3 tender offers for providing 700 railcars

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 02:19 GMT

The offers are from Italy and Latvia, in addition to a joint Russian-Hungarian offer.

Egypt’s railway saw increased revenues, accidents in August

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 02:03 GMT

Revenues of the Egyptian Railway Authority increased to LE 173.9 million in August 2017, compared to LE169.8 million in August last year.

Cabinet approves deal with GE to manufacture 100 rail vehicles

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 01:56 GMT

The deal entails the provision and maintenance of the vehicles’ spare parts by GE for 15 years.

Ten railway officials to be interrogated by prosecution

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 02:14 GMT

The Public Prosecution has been conducting investigations in order to determine the officials against whom criminal charges will be brought.

Applying starts for Transport Technical High School

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 - 07:55 GMT

After completing the three-year diploma, graduates will be hired by the Railway Authority.