Cairo Metro

Line 3 of Cairo Metro opens at 6 AM

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 - 09:47 GMT

The company responsible for the operation and management of Line 3, along with the Cairo Light Rail Transit (LRT), clarified that the temporary adjustment in operating hours from Adly Mansour Station to Roud El-Farag Axis is part of the preparations for the remaining phase of the third Green Line.

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.

Sudan Metro Station of Line 3 to open for passengers soon: Egyptian Ministry of Transportation

Sat, 05 Aug 2023 - 12:39 GMT

The route of the third phase of the third line extends for a length of 17.7 kilometers and includes 15 stations, from Ataba Station to Kit Kat Square, to northern Imbaba and to the Ring Road, then to Mohandessin and Boulaq El Dakrour, passing through Wadi El Nile Street and Gameat Al Dewal street, and then extending to Cairo University.

President Sisi ratifies Japanese loan to build Line 4 of Cairo Metro

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 02:19 GMT

The 41-million-yen loan is provided through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for the implementation of the first phase of Line 4 of the metro.

Korea, Egypt sign $460 M agreement for manufacturing, provision of Metro trains for 2nd,3rd lines

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 12:54 GMT

The new Ambassador of Korea to Egypt, Kim Yong-hyon, and Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Rania Al-Mashat, signed an implementation agreement on Monday to manufacture and provide metro trains for the second and third lines of Cairo Metro.

Egypt announces Cairo metro operating hours during Ramadan

Sat, 11 Mar 2023 - 09:46 GMT

The Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operations announced the operation schedule of metro lines during the holy month of Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr, stated the company spokesperson Ahmed Bakir in a statement on Saturday.

Photos: Cairo Metro’s 3rd line receives passengers for the pilot operation of its phase 3

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 11:19 GMT

The 3A part consists of four underground stations, namely Gamal Abdel Nasser, Maspero, Safaa Hegazy, and Kit Kat.

EIB funds Cairo Metro line 3 by €600M

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 - 03:54 GMT

The project is also funded by the French Agency for Development (AFD) at a value of €300 million, and a grant support of €43 million from the European Union.

Cairo metro to extend working hours until 2 AM during Ramadan, Eid holiday

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 01:54 GMT

The Cairo metro, which run currently on three lines, will start operation at 5:15 AM.

Cairo Metro operates one more hour due to Egypt-Senegal World Cup qualifying match

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 11:00 GMT

In a statement on Thursday evening, the company said that the last train in the first line would take off from Helwan metro station at 12:18 am, southern Cairo, to New El Marj station.

Egypt to sign agreement for modernization of Cairo Metro trains

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 11:09 GMT

This came during the minister’s meeting with Ambassador Noki Masaki, the Ambassador of Japan in Cairo, on the occasion of the end of his tenure in Egypt.

France to construct Line 6 of Cairo Metro

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 09:36 GMT

The Egyptian premier urged the French companies to expand their investments in the field of clean energy in Egypt in light of the country's strategy to move towards a green economy.

Cairo Metro announce vaccinating all of the 1st,2nd lines workers against Covid-19

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 02:34 GMT

Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operation announced vaccinating all of its workers against Covid-19.

No raise in Cairo Metro tickets prices: Minister of Transport

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 11:40 GMT

A French company will be managing the third line of Cairo Metro starting June 25 according to Minster of Transport Kamel Al-Wazir.

Cairo Metro considers installing surveillance cameras inside trains: Spokesperson

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 02:06 GMT

Cairo Metro is considering installing surveillance cameras inside the trains of the first and the second lines to monitor the trains from inside.

Egypt's government has plan to develop Nile river transportation means: Minister

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 02:26 GMT

The ministry will establish a database to manage and control all Nile boats and houseboats.

Sisi in inauguration of 4th phase of Cairo Metro Line 3: Egypt keen to improve people’s lives

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 12:21 GMT

President Sisi said that the country has achieved great success in facing the COVID-19 crisis.

Building evacuated after cracks, tilt caused by metro excavation works

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 10:15 GMT

Excavation works in the third phase of the third line of the metro undergoing in Zamalek district have caused cracks and damages to a residential building and the Bahrain Embassy in Brazil Street.

Egypt signs €50M agreement with AFD to renovate Cairo Metro Line 1

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 03:33 GMT

The Minister revealed that the purpose of the project is to renovate and modernize the Cairo Metro Line 44km from North to South across the heart of Cairo and connecting with both Line 2 and Line 3.