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Egypt to receive 17 Transmashholding 3rd-class dynamic-ventilation railcars

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 12:36 GMT

When those units arrive, the total number of railcars delivered of that category will be 121.

Egyptian, Sudanese ministers discuss planned pan-African roads, rehabilitation of Nile Valley Authority for Riverine Navigation

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

Both ministers began by discussing ways of acquiring funding to finance the feasibility studies.

Investments in Egyptian railways between 2014, 2024 worth LE142B

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 02:10 GMT

Investments in the railway sector are projected to be LE142 billion over one decade between 2014 and 2024.

Alex. port receives new railway locomotives: Transport Minister

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:22 GMT

By the end of October, Egypt is expected to receive 17 new locomotives.

18 Transmashholding 3rd-class dynamic-ventilation railcars delivered to Egypt

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 10:27 GMT

A batch of Transmashholding railcars arrived to the Port of Alexandria on Wednesday.

Local company to supply supporting locomotives to Egyptian railways

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 11:58 GMT

The company will manufacture and supply 100 locomotives to support air-conditioned trains operating on long lines.

Sohag-Port Said train derailed; no injuries reported

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 02:00 GMT

As a result of the derailment, a carriage fall, but cranes managed to lift it; meanwhile, a tractor dragged the train back to its normal course on the tracks, the official said, adding that no human or financial causalities were reported.

18 new Russian train carriages to arrive at Alexandria Port by end of October

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 11:48 GMT

A new batch of 18 Russian carriages, is scheduled to arrive at Alexandria Port by the end of this month.

Egyptian senior citizens exempt from metro ticket, people above 60 enjoy 50% discount

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Senior citizens above 70 years of age have been exempt from the metro ticket, while those above 60 will have a 50 percent discount upon showing their national ID.

Egypt to establish 1st factory to manufacture railway vehicles, metros, monorails

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

A company was established under the name of “The Egyptian National Railways Industries” to undertake the establishment and the operation of the factory.

13 new Russian railway vehicles arrive at Alexandria Port

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:44 GMT

The vehicles have so far reached 81 out of a total 1,300 that should be imported as part of the deal.

After Egypt's 1st monorail contract, Bombardier may be part of another project

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 12:20 GMT

President of Bombardier Inc. Danny Di Perna stated in a TV interview Sunday that he had met with Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir.

Egypt's Defense Minister honors retiring officers, 'train lady'

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 08:53 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki honored on Saturday evening the officers who retired in 2020 as well as the "train lady."

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.

Egyptian military thanks woman for buying young conscript's train ticket after altercation with conductor

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 02:16 GMT

The Egyptian military has thanked an Egyptian woman who paid for the train ticket of a young army conscript after a video of the Thursday incident went viral.

22 Transmashholding railcars to arrive in Egypt next week

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 10:25 GMT

The second batch of the third batch of Transmashholding railcars will arrive at Alexandria Port next week.

Bashtil Train Station targeted to serve Upper Egypt will be completed in 2025

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 02:37 GMT

A few months ago ERA began the construction works of the station located northern Giza governorate.

Egypt to receive 35 Transmashholding railcars by end of August 2020

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 09:36 GMT

Thirty-three railcars had been delivered over two batches in May and July.

Egyptian Conductor of Alexandria-Luxor train sentenced to 3 years in prison for forcing 2 young men to jump off

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 11:32 GMT

In October 2019, videos of passengers on a train talking about two young men who were compelled to jump off went viral on social media as one of them died.

Delivery of Egypt's 5th batch of GE train engines postponed to September, more units to arrive

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 10:12 GMT

Source at ERA told Egypt Today that the delivery of the fifth batch of the General Electric train engines scheduled for mid-August has been postponed to September.

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