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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.

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.

Egypt to sign 13 important agreements in railways, metro trains, maritime transport during Trans MEA 2021

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 02:03 GMT

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.

French Thales Group on Egypt's modernized transport program: Will achieve higher rates of safety, efficiency

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 11:14 GMT

The French Thales Group stated, on Saturday, that Egypt's modernizing program of its railways network and transportation system "will achieve higher rates of safety and efficiency."

1st line Cairo metro back to normal in both directions

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 01:25 GMT

In a statement on Sunday, the Company said that empty trains have been swiftly operated to ease passengers' jam at the stations.

Egypt’s metro to receive new batch of air-conditioned Korean vehicles for 3rd line

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 07:54 GMT

Egypt’s National Tunnel Authority is preparing to receive the 12th batch of new Korean subway vehicles for the third metro line, as part of a deal to manufacture and supply 32 new air-conditioned trains for the third metro line.

Egypt can cooperate with African Funding Corporation in 3 sectors: PM

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 10:30 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli held Tuesday a meeting in Cairo with CEO of the African Funding Corporation (AFC) Samaila Zubairo and the accompanying delegation.

Egypt's transport minister visits France to negotiate 3 deals

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Egypt's Transport Ministry and the French Ministry of Economy and Finance signed a roadmap

Turning Alexandria's Abou Qir rail line into underground metro line to begin in 2022

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 10:45 GMT

It will extend over 21 kilometers and include 20 stations.

Hyundai Rotem delivers to Egypt 2 metro trains, parts to assemble another

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The units supplied belong to three different deals.

Plans to develop Cairo’s 1st, 2nd metro lines at LE 38 Bln: Official

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 10:44 GMT

The plan includes developing metro lines’ trains and infrastructure.

Egypt to launch global tender to implement 1st metro project in Alexandria

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 12:12 GMT

Egypt’s National Tunnels Authority readies to launch a global tender for the implementation of the first metro project in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

Egypt’s Parliament approves EBRD grant agreement to develop Metro’s 1st line

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 02:29 GMT

The agreement allocates 3 million and 5 thousand Euros as assistance, according to the agreement signed in 21st of October 2020.

First of 22 Chinese trains arrives in August to serve in electric railway network from Al-Salam to Administrative Capital

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 01:45 GMT

The first of 22 trains that will work in the electric railway network from al-Salam City to the Administrative Capital and 10 Ramadan City will arrive in August.

PM launches tunnel-boring machine at Kitkat metro station to be inaugurated in December

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 09:48 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt is accelerating towards a renaissance in the transport sector, as he inspected drilling works at Kitkat metro station on Wednesday with a number of ministers and ambassadors.

Egypt, Japan discuss cooperation in maintenance of 35 Cairo metro trains

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 12:59 GMT

Transport Minister Kamel el-Wazir held a meeting on Saturday with Japanese Ambassador to Cairo Masaki Noke to discuss prospects of cooperation in metro projects.

All you need to know about automatic machines issuing metro tickets

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 04:16 GMT

The National Authority for Tunnels has started installing automatic machines in all stations, known as (T.V.M) machines, to extract meter tickets.

Initiative launched to raise Egyptians’ awareness on wearing masks when using metro, train

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Ministry of Transport launched an initiative to raise awareness on the necessity of wearing masks while using the metro or the train for daily travels.

Early in 2021: Alexandria's tramway to be transformed into metro line

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The project is worth €360 million.

Egyptian senior citizens exempt from metro ticket, people above 60 enjoy 50% discount

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Senior citizens above 70 years of age have been exempt from the metro ticket, while those above 60 will have a 50 percent discount upon showing their national ID.

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