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.

Egyptian railway workers dealing with passengers to be subject to psychological check-ups as part of periodical training

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The decision follows an incident that was videotaped by a passenger, and went viral on social media.

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.

Egypt raises metro ticket prices to cover commute deficit

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 03:28 GMT

The annual expenses of the metro before the increase amount to L.E. 8 billion, while its income is estimated at L.E. 4 billion only.

Metro passengers to start using credit cards to book trips

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 05:04 GMT

The electronic portals will deduct the trip cost directly from the credit cards without having a ticket.

Egyptian Railways record actual loss of LE 6.3B in 2016/17

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 07:58 GMT

Revenues of Railway Authority declined to LE 500 million in 2016/2017.

Cairo Metro ticket prices to increase in 2018

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 01:42 GMT

Cairo Metro Company spokesperson Ahmed Abdel-Hady said the company and the Ministry of Transport are still negotiating an increase in ticket prices.