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.

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