Ministry of Transportation

PM tours Tahya Misr multi-purpose terminal in Alexandria Port

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 03:36 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel Al Wazir highlighted the ongoing project in Alexandria Port, which involves the establishment of a versatile terminal on Berth 100 in Dekheila Port. The objective is to enhance container and cargo handling capacity.

Metro ticket prices upped by LE 1-2 at start of new year, Transportation Ministry

Mon, 01 Jan 2024 - 01:57 GMT

This is the first time the ministry has altered the prices since 2020, with the metro serving over 3.5 million commuters daily within the Greater Cairo area

Egypt’s transportation ministry start implementing new Metro ticket prices

Mon, 01 Jan 2024 - 01:25 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Transportation announced Monday the implementation of new metro ticket prices on all metro lines, coinciding with the start of pilot operation for the second part of the third phase on the third metro line.

Transport Minister witnesses agreement between ENR, Orascom Construction, Thales

Sun, 03 Sep 2023 - 01:52 GMT

The development of the railway signal systems will minimize the duration between trains, and boosting the capacity of the network by increasing the number of trips per day.

Madbouly, Transportation Minister review progress on port projects to boost transit trade

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 12:53 GMT

The PM emphasized the importance of maximizing transit trade in Egypt, capitalizing on the nation's current ports and strategic positioning

High-speed electric train project to be inaugurated in 2024: Ministry of Transport

Mon, 14 Aug 2023 - 03:01 GMT

The first line will extend for a length of 660 km, between Ain Sokhna, passing through El-Alamein city, and then Marsa Matrouh.

Transportation ministry to fully operate from New Administrative Capital starting from March

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 04:32 GMT

The Minister explained that some employees have been working from the ministry’s new administrative capital headquarter since October 2022.

Egyptian Parliament accuses Transportation Ministry of corruption on Talgo deal

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:14 GMT

This came during a hearing session which included discussions about issues regarding ground, maritime and transportation, establishing new roads, in addition to developing railways and underground trains.

In Pics: Ministry of Transport renews site of Ramses train fire

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 09:46 GMT

The Ministry of Transport completed the renovation of the fire site in Ramses Railway Station and repaired the pavement damaged by the fire.

Transport minister, AOI chairman discuss railway cooperation

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 09:37 GMT

Wazir and Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization conferred Tuesday on efforts to support joint cooperation in the railway sector.

Kamel el Wazir sworn in as transport minister

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 12:31 GMT

Kamel el Wazir took on Monday the constitutional oath before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as the country's new transport minister.

Sisi nominates Kamel Wazir to assume Transport Ministry

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 - 11:35 GMT

Sisi has nominated Maj. Gen. Kamel el Wazir, the chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, to take up the transport portfolio.

Details of high-speed railway lines plan in Egypt

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The network includes three lines that will be executed in order of priority.

Egypt to construct first high-speed railway within 30 months

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 12:24 GMT

Deputy Minister of Transportation said the ministry set March 15 to submit technical and financial offers for the implementation of the first a high-speed railway.

Egypt elected chair of Council of Arab Transport Ministers 2019-2020 executive bureau

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt has unanimously won the chairmanship of the executive bureau of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers 2019-2020.

Govt. denies intention to privatize railways

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 11:42 GMT

The Ministry of Transportation denied the intention to privatize the railway facilities

Metro subscription for cancer patients reduced, includes utilities: Min

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 12:38 GMT

The decision is meant to ease the financial burdens of cancer patients, Abdel Hady said.

Revenues of APA EGP 4.803 billion in 2018-2019

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 01:27 GMT

Transport Minister said that the revenues of the Alexandria Port Authority (APA) in 2018-2019 reached EGP 4.803 billion in comparison witho EGP 2.458 billion in 2017-2018.

Millions of euros allocated to improve Cairo Metro network

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 03:43 GMT

President Sisi approved a €100 million deal between Egypt and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Building (EBRD).

Italian minister calls for sanctions on Malta over migrants

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 02:23 GMT

Toninelli on Sunday called for sanctions against Malta, accusing it of not rescuing migrant boats in the Mediterranean and leaving the burden to Italy.