Metro ticket prices upped by LE 1-2 at start of new year, Transportation Ministry

Mon, 01 Jan 2024 - 01:57 GMT

This is the first time the ministry has altered the prices since 2020, with the metro serving over 3.5 million commuters daily within the Greater Cairo area

6 stations to enter service on Jan. 1 within Greater Cairo’s 3rd Metro Line

Sun, 31 Dec 2023 - 02:31 GMT

Those are located in Giza's Sudan Street, Imbaba, Al Bohi, Al Qawmeya Al Arabeya, Ring Road, and Cairo's Rod El Farag Axis.

Egypt approves €250M loan for Alexandria metro project

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 - 04:36 GMT

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.

Egyptian president endorses €250M funding by AFD to Abou Kir Metro in Alexandria

Wed, 26 Apr 2023 - 01:50 GMT

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.

Egypt's transport minister, French ambassador discuss financing of 6th Metro Line

Mon, 03 Apr 2023 - 03:56 GMT

The meeting also tackled the progress rate of the monorail.

Metro ticket prices to increase by LE 2 for tickets covering 25+ stations

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 03:04 GMT

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, Spain share increased joint collaboration in transport sector

Mon, 26 Dec 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Egypt is cooperating with Spain in several aspects of the transport sector, including the railway and metro.

Egyptian Transport Minister, Japanese side discuss executive status of 4th metro line

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 07:37 GMT

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.

Egypt signs $656M agreement to manufacture, supply 320 subway vehicles

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 05:30 GMT

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.

Egypt to raise ticket price of trains, metro by 25% in August 2022 to pay back debts

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 02:31 GMT

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.

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.

In pics: Nasser Station to operate in 2 months after development works finalized

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 11:02 GMT

Works at the first part of the third phase of the third metro line are expected to finalize soon, and operate within two months.

Egypt's under-progress BRT to be substitution of planned 5th metro line

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 12:13 GMT

The transport minister revealed new plans on microbuses using the Ring Road.

In outstanding revamp, Egypt's 1st metro line trains to be all new, air conditioned

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 12:37 GMT

The Egyptian government has taken concrete steps to revamp Greater Cairo's first metro line.

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.

Egypt completes Middle East's largest metro maintenance workshop in Huckstep area

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 09:51 GMT

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.

First phase of El-Salam – 10th of Ramadan electric train to operate within days

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 02:24 GMT

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.

EBRD to extend €250M loan to finance 1st high-capacity metro line in Alexandria

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 04:35 GMT

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.

Cairo Metro Line 3 "B4" received world's best transport, railway project award in 2021

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 03:33 GMT

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.

In Pics: Egypt allocates 97 COVID-19 vaccination points at metro, subway stations

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 11:17 GMT

The points started operation on Sunday a day before banning all non-vaccinated people from entering public institutions or universities nationwide.