Egypt's SEMAF, Hyundai Rotem co-manufacture 10 metro trains

Mon, 24 Jun 2024 - 02:06 GMT

The air-conditioned trains consist of a total of 80 railcars.

Certain railway equipment to be only produced locally instead of imported: Egyptian transport minister

Tue, 14 May 2024 - 11:04 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir held Monday talks with the delegations of nine Austrian firms.

Egypt, France sign MoU on roadmap for locomotive industry localization

Wed, 01 May 2024 - 11:41 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir and French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire signed Wednesday the MoU.

Last batch of Wabtec train engines arrives in Egypt's Port of Alexandria

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 02:11 GMT

The deal - signed in 2021 - included the purchase of ES30ACi Evolution Series Locomotives.

The Know How: Localizing the Locomotive Industry in Egypt

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 - 11:57 GMT

Why are global companies building locomotive factories in Egypt

Egypt's Bashtil Train Station completed, ready to enter service: source

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 03:44 GMT

A report by the Ministry of Transport released in July highlighted that Bashtil Train Station had a daily capacity of 250,000 passengers.

Egyptian Cabinet issues report on progress rate of railways development

Sun, 06 Aug 2023 - 11:01 GMT

The Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) issued Sunday a report on what has been accomplished of the plan set to develop railways in Egypt.

President Sisi directs maximization of Egyptian seaports' activity

Thu, 20 Jul 2023 - 07:09 GMT

The directives took place Thursday in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir.

Egypt's new train station to have daily capacity of 250K passengers

Sun, 16 Jul 2023 - 12:46 GMT

A report by the Ministry of Transport released Sunday highlighted that Bashtil Train Station to be inaugurated in a few weeks had a daily capacity of 250,000 passengers.

Egypt's RFI-260 concrete flange factory starts pilot operation to cater to high-speed electric train

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 02:40 GMT

The Egyptian Company for Self-Maintenance for Roads and Airports made the announcement Wednesday in a meeting with Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir.

Egypt partners up with private sector to build 7 locomotive factories

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 01:00 GMT

To stop import in the future, Egypt is currently establishing seven factories operating in the locomotive industry in partnership with the private sector.

Egyptian Transport Minister reveals inauguration date of Giza's Bashtil Train Station

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 11:59 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir stated in a phone-in Sunday that the "Egyptian Railway Station" located in Giza's Bashtil will be inaugurated in a month and a half.

Egypt's 5th Talgo train enters service operating between Cairo, Alexandria

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 07:10 GMT

The Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) announced that the fifth Talgo train no. 2027 had entered service Thursday, starting its first trip at 19:00 from Cairo to Alexandria and arriving at 21:30.

Egyptian Railway Authority, Skoda sign contract to overhaul 280 train engines

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 06:00 GMT

That is in addition to carrying out maintenance and supplying parts for 15 years.

1st line of Egypt's speed electric train to operate in 2024

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 07:13 GMT

It has two trains, "express train - regional train"

Know more about New Administrative station of express train

Wed, 10 May 2023 - 07:16 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Transport is currently implementing the New Administrative station within the stations of the first line of the express electric train, and it is one of the important stations that serve large sectors of cities.

Egypt's 2nd line of electric train to have high-speed, normal-speed, freight trains

Sun, 23 Apr 2023 - 11:28 GMT

It will stretch between Giza's 6th of October City and Giza's Abou Simbel on a distance of 1,400 kilometers.

Egypt's transport minister, French ambassador discuss financing of 6th Metro Line

Mon, 03 Apr 2023 - 03:56 GMT

The meeting also tackled the progress rate of the monorail.

Egypt's 4th Talgo train to enter service operating between Cairo, Aswan

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 12:33 GMT

Egypt purchased from Talgo six trains in a deal worth €157 million.

Talgo to establish factory in Egypt, plans to manufacture 100 trains

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 02:00 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir attended Wednesday the signing of a cooperation protocol between the Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) and Talgo for the company to build a factory in Egypt for the production of railcars.