Minister of Transport
Egypt’s Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir announced Monday, the arrival of the third and fourth Talgo Spanish trains to Alexandria Port.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi inaugurated on Monday Al Ta’amier axis in Alexandria governorate along with other national projects
both ministers reviewed the latest developments on the economic visibility study of the project which will be completed by the end of May.
This came during the participation of the Egyptian minister of transport in the UK-African Investment Forum held in the British capital, London.
The minister of transport said the establishment of a dry port with an attached logistics center aims to facilitate the movement of trade and services in the industrial areas in 10th of Ramadan, Badr, Ain Sokhna and East Port Said.
The railway system will be provided with advanced technology for signalling, level-crossings and communications and the number of wagons and passengers on this route will be increased.
Arafat said the project aims at easing traffic to tourist development areas and limiting the occurrence of accidents on the road.
During the meeting, Arafat reviewed available investment and funding opportunities in the transportation sector, which is witnessing a quantum leap in the current phase.
The get-together tackled the importance of activating linkage between the two countries through railways. They also agreed on holding a joint technical committee in Khartoum.
Minister of Transport Hesham Arafat said the contract is for 76 months between the National Authority for Tunnels and the Korean company Hyundai Rotemm.
The authority executed 93 percent of its investment plan during last fiscal year, with a total of LE 155 million.
Examining the documents of all companies, the ministry chose the most qualified companies, the Minister said in a statement on Wednesday.
The trainees should attend two years of the course in China and the third year in Egypt, according to a statement by the Transport Ministry.
The project of establishing a metro stop in Cairo’s upscale Zamalek district will help reduce the number of vehicles in the area by 18,000, including 8,000 buses
Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat announced on Saturday the ministry’s decision to contract with French underground metro operator RATP to operate and maintain
Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat unexpectedly visited Giza Railway Station on Thursday to verify train movement regularity before Eid al-Adha.
The Ministry of Transport is working on the re- introduction of the 700 kilometers railway of Abu Tartur area at a total cost of LE 7 billion ($300 million).