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.

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.

New Upper Egypt railway station cost LE 3.5 bln, to be opened in few days

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 02:44 GMT

Engineer Mohamed Amer, head of the Railway Authority, confirmed that the development work witnessed by the railway increased the number of trains entering Ramses station.

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.

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.

6 new trains to arrive Monday to be installed on Monorail line in New Administrative Capital

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 02:40 GMT

Six new trains will arrive Monday to be installed on the Monorail line in the New Administrative Capital arrival, while the seventh train is expected to arrive on Wednesday.

Egypt set to operate new Talgo trains on Cairo-Alexandria line

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt’s Transport Ministry announced on Thursday that it will start of the experimental operation of Spanish air-conditioned trains without passengers on Cairo-Alexandria line.

Siemens to implement 2nd, 3rd lines of Egypt's first high speed train: Ministry

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 09:34 GMT

The German company, Siemens will be implementing both the second and third lines of Egypt's first high-speed train, with lengths of 925 km and 297 km, respectively.

1st batch of new Spanish air-conditioned trains to arrive Egypt next Monday

Sat, 19 Mar 2022 - 11:05 GMT

Official sources at the Egyptian Ministry of Transport confirmed that the first batch of the new Spanish vehicles contracted with the Spanish company Talgo is expected to arrive next Monday.

Egypt receives 12 Russian air-conditioned train vehicles at Alexandria Port

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority has received a batch of new air-conditioned train vehicles as part of the deal of 1,300 cars manufactured by Transmash Holding Company, the representative of the Russian-Hungarian alliance.

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.

Transport minister attends signing of 13 deals with int'l companies

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 03:46 GMT

The signed deals included one with France Alstom on manufacturing and delivering 55 air-conditioned trains for the first line of the underground metro covering maintenance operations for eight years.

New electric train to link Alexandria, Port Said

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 10:34 GMT

The Egyptian National Authority for Tunnels has begun preparing studies for an electric train project planned to link Alexandria and Port Said with lengths of 250 km.

Egyptian-British cooperation to support transport sector in Egypt discussed

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 12:20 GMT

Both sides affirmed the deep Egyptian-British relations, and historical cooperation between the two countries in the field of railways, according to a statement by the UK Embassy in Cairo.

Comprehensive plan to develop Egypt’s Railways started 4 years ago, more work still to be done: PM Madbouli

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 08:08 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minster Moustafa Madbouli said that the government started developing Egypt’s railways four years ago

Egypt mulls to incorporate Wi-Fi in air-conditioned trains

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt is mulling to incorporate Wi-Fi service in air-conditioned trains, according to official sources at Egypt's Railways Authority.

Egypt to receive 1st batch of Spanish trains next March

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 12:50 GMT

The deal had been contracted with the Spanish company Talgo, with a value of €157 million, in addition to signing a 6-year maintenance contract with the same company.

Egypt’s railway authority calls on people to stay at home

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 02:14 GMT

The authority called on Egyptians to avoid using public transportation unless necessary

Crowding reduction studied as railways, metro being sanitized

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 - 01:11 GMT

The Ministry of Transport began sanitizing and disinfect the railways and the metro networks as means to counter coronavirus, as well as setting a plan to reduce crowding at these facilities.

Parliament to discuss EBRD grant to purchase new trains

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 01:43 GMT

The Egyptian parliament will discuss the presidential decree on accepting a grant from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Tuesday.