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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.

Transport Min. signs contract with French group to operate 3rd Cairo Metro line

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 04:51 GMT

The signing ceremony was attended by the French Ambassador to Cairo Ambassador Stephane Romatet, Head of the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) Essam Wali and RATP Group Chairman Laurence Battle attended the signing ceremony.

Transport minister signs contract with France's RATP to operate Cairo Metro Line 3

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 01:25 GMT

The transport ministry has an ambitious plan to upgrade and develop one of the transportation means which is the urban transportation, noting that a number of projects are currently being implemented in Cairo and Alexandria governorates.

Egypt to introduce for 1st time ever BRT buses in Greater Cairo's Ring Road

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 11:42 GMT

The buses will be either electric or powered by gas, and will be operated in a specific lane.

French company wins Egypt's bid to supply automatic metro ticket machines

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 02:40 GMT

The new machines will cover the stations of the first and second lines completely, and operate with coin, and paper currencies and bank credit cards.

French company wins tender to supply ticket vending machines for Cairo metro lines

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:54 GMT

The authority invited tenders in November 2019, and received three offers in January.

Metro tickets have a new price increase

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 07:45 GMT

The prices of Metro tickets increased starting from tomorrow Monday as per a decision made by the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation.

Egypt invests LE 86B in railways to provide better service to citizens

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 01:37 GMT

Egypt is no longer the highest in road accidents thanks to the national projects that occurred within 6 years.

Egypt’s total investments in transport sector close to LE 1T: Prime Min.

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 11:29 GMT

He pointed out that 7 thousand kilometers of roads have been implemented by all sectors of the state

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