Train Accident

Woman killed as cargo train derailed in northern Egypt

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 09:16 GMT

A woman was killed on Wednesday as a cargo train derailed in northern Egypt’s Beheira, according to a statement by the Egyptian National Railways (ENR).

Egypt expresses condolences to DR Congo over train accident

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 09:33 GMT

Egypt has expressed condolences to the Democratic Republic of the Congo over a train accident in the southeast of the African country that left dozens of victims on Saturday.

Judge renews detention of train operator, 2 minibus drivers involved in Helwan railway crash

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 08:26 GMT

The crash caused two girls to die and injured six others.

Prosecution orders detaining 2 drivers whose minibuses collided into train in Helwan

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 - 02:56 GMT

The Helwan prosecution also ordered conducting a drug test for the two drivers, who fled to Alexandria after the incident, according to an official statement

5 injured in locomotive-train collision on High Dam line

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 09:33 GMT

The injuries varied between multiple fractures, lacerations, and bruises

‘Wanted’ in Egypt for lying beneath moving train

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 01:09 GMT

A video became a meme on social media, showing a young man lied beneath a moving train and then was celebrating this “adventure” with his friends.

Transport minister apologizes for Sohag train collision, promises atomization of railways to avoid human error

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir apologized on Saturday for the Sohag train collision, promising to upgrade the railways in a high-tech system so human error may be avoided.

Court orders renewed detention to 5 accused in deadly Ramsis train crash

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 - 01:27 GMT

The North Cairo Court renewed on Saturday the detention of five defendants accused in the deadly Ramses train crash by 15 days pending investigations.

Moment of silence for train station victims at 51st Health Ministers Council

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 10:08 GMT

Arab Health Minister began the inaugural session of the 51st meeting with a moment of silence for victims of the blaze.

LE 56 billion allocated to develop Egypt's railways in 6 yrs: Cabinet

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 01:55 GMT

The state has purchased 100 locomotives with a cost estimate of LE 11 billion, while LE 18 billion were spent to maintain and develop 1,300 cars.

Ramses train accident death toll rises to 22

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 01:50 GMT

The death toll has risen after an ambulance driver who was wounded at the scene died of his wounds.

Yousra express her deep sadness over Ramses catastrophe

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 12:49 GMT

The prominent actress stressed that this accident is the saddest in the modern Egyptian history due to the horrific scenes of the casualties.

10 officials referred to disciplinary trial over Badrashin train accident

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 01:38 GMT

ِِAt least 55 people were hurt in a train derailment in Badrashen after 3 carriages of the southbound train were derailed from the tracks.

Error in operation signal system may be behind train accident: Min.

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt’s railway needs an electronic system to reduce human errors, the minister said, adding that the government has allocated LE 17 billion ($951.5 million) to upgrade the signal system.

Egypt’s train accident: Railway movement resumes

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 05:24 GMT

Upper Egypt-bound train derailed, when the three railcars flipped over in Marazeeq, leaving 55 commuters injured.

Timeline: 2 trains collided in Beheira leaving 15 dead

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 03:47 GMT

Egypt Today presents a timeline of the accident updates.

Ten railway officials to be interrogated by prosecution

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 02:14 GMT

The Public Prosecution has been conducting investigations in order to determine the officials against whom criminal charges will be brought.