The project aims to enhance transportation in Egypt, and in light of the implementation of the urban transport plan in Alexandria Governorate, the project will work to improve the level of line service and provide an effective and comprehensive means of transportation in the governorate.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ratified Wednesday the agreement between Egypt and the French Development Agency (AFD) on financing the establishment of Abou Kir Metro in Alexandria.
The meeting also tackled the progress rate of the monorail.
El-Wazir described the decision as a delayed one that should’ve been taken ever since the inauguration of the third metro line, Adly Mansour.
Egypt is cooperating with Spain in several aspects of the transport sector, including the railway and metro.
Egyptian Minister of Transport Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, met with the Japanese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kenji Yamada, in the presence of the Egyptian Ambassador in Tokyo, Ambassador Mohamed Bakr, and the President of the Egyptian-Japanese Businessmen Association.
The contract value is $656 million and includes two years warranty, in addition to maintenance work for a period of eight years in addition to a massive one-time overhaul for each train.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir stated Monday that the ticket price of trains and metro will be raised by 25 percent by the end of August.
The minister of transport also presented other investment opportunities.
Works at the first part of the third phase of the third metro line are expected to finalize soon, and operate within two months.
The transport minister revealed new plans on microbuses using the Ring Road.
The Egyptian government has taken concrete steps to revamp Greater Cairo's first metro line.
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.
The National Authority for Tunnels has established the maintenance workshop of Metro Line 3 trains, which is the largest of its kind in the Middle East.
The National Authority for Tunnels confirmed that it plans to start operating the first phase of the El Salam the administrative capital - the 10th of Ramadan electric train project within days.
The EBRD elaborated in a statement that the upgrade of the infrastructure and electrification of an existing rail line will make it the first high-capacity metro line in Alexandria.
The fourth phase of Cairo Metro Line 3 has claimed the US Engineering News-Record Magazine's (ENR) award as the world's best transport and railway project in 2021.
The points started operation on Sunday a day before banning all non-vaccinated people from entering public institutions or universities nationwide.
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.
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.