Cairo Metro

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.

Cairo Metro will adhere to curfew timing during Ramadan

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 - 05:56 GMT

Egypt’s Cairo Metro announced that they will be adhering to the curfew timing announced by the government during the holy month of Ramadan.

Cairo Metro suspends all 3 lines during Sham al Nessem day

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 09:23 GMT

Egypt’s Cairo Metro announced that all three lines will be suspended, Monday in accordance with the Cabinet decisions for Sham al Nessem holiday.

Metro to launch mobile application Wednesday to serve passengers

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 09:48 GMT

Egyptian Metro Company will launch Wednesday a mobile application to help daily travelers to book their tickets and subscribe for their trips via the app.

Sisi directs to upgrade railway, metro networks

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 - 05:37 GMT

The government's plan included new ways of upgrading signal systems and train level crossings and implementing e-services.

Cairo Metro's 1st line system disrupted as crane collapses

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 10:08 GMT

The electricity network between Ghamra and Demerdash stations on the first line was cut, official sources said.

Gazette publishes Sisi's deal with EIB to develop Cairo Metro Line 1

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 11:14 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a presidential decree approving an agreement between Egypt and the European Investment Bank (EIB) on developing the first line of Cairo Metro.

Egypt operates 3 new metro stations to serve AFCON fans

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 01:22 GMT

The Ministry of Transport announced in a statement on Saturday that pilot operation of the three stations for the commuters will start on June 15.

Cairo Metro's operating time to be extended in Ramadan

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 - 04:43 GMT

The operating hours for metro, the Egyptian subway, will be increased to run during Ramadan from 5:30 a.m. until 2 a.m., said the company in a statement.

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