Minister of Transport Kamel el-Wazir announced that plans have been set to implement 22 subway projects worth L.E. 512 billion until the year 2024.
Egyptian commuters will be able to take different means of public transport within the country via the same smart card.
The state's expansion and upgrade plan of Greater Cairo's metro in FY2020/2021 targets to add 6.35 kilometers and five stations.
The minister began his tour at El Nozha station where he inspected ticket counters, entry and exit gates, fire alarm systems and escalators.
A total of 5,000 medical masks are distributed daily to all workers.
Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir also revealed adaptive measures taken in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
The minister made a tour of inspection in the Ramses railway station and several stations of the Cairo metro on Sunday.
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.
Egyptian Metro Company will launch Wednesday a mobile application to help daily travelers to book their tickets and subscribe for their trips via the app.
The Egyptian metro company has launched its electronic website, which should be operative as of Wednesday.
Egyptian Metro Company prepares to launch a mobile application to help daily travelers using the subway with information about booking and subscriptions.
Minister of Transport has instructed adopting a new booking method at metro stations in a bid to reduce the crowd at ticket booths and apply digital transformation in the sector.
The electronic portals will deduct the trip cost directly from the credit cards without having a ticket.
The Ministry of Transportation denied on Friday rumors about increases in Cairo metro tickets or subscription prices.
Cairo is among the longest metro systems by route length in the world, the cabinet's media center said on Wednesday.
Madbouli made the remarks as the deep drilling machine started digging the Maspero metro station.
The road was partially closed over the past three days, amid spread of traffic services to facilitate the movement of cars.
Its stations will enter service in April 2020 instead of July 2020.
The electricity network between Ghamra and Demerdash stations on the first line was cut, official sources said.
The company further stressed that the fine will be collected from the offender immediately.