National Authority for Tunnels
The new train was locally assembled at the Railway Equipment Factory (SEMAF), which is affiliated to the Arab Organization for Industrialization. The handover comes as part of a deal between the National Authority for Tunnels and the South Korean company of Hyundai Rotem.
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.
The National Authority for Tunnels announced completing the implementation of Heliopolis metro station on the third line linking Heliopolis with Nozha and 10th of Ramadan station.
The first underground metro train within the fourth phase of the third metro line entered service on Saturday departing from Shams Club Station at 5:00 a.m. to Attaba Station.
President Sisi approved a €100 million deal between Egypt and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Building (EBRD).
The National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) launched Saturday a tender for international companies to offer their bids for providing six new air-conditioned trains
The project will be implemented in 24 months instead of 30 months and is scheduled to be operating by 2020.
The fourth metro line will run 19 kilometers and will include 17 stations.
The total cost of upgrading the Cairo Metro's first line is €990 million ($1.1 billion), Minister of Transport Hesham Arafat said in a Sunday statement.
The National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) has received a Japanese offer to implement a new metro line in Egypt’s Mediterranean city of Alexandria from Masr station to Borg El-Arab city, chairperson of the Central Administration for planning in NAT.