After 3 train accidents in 1 month, Egypt's transport min. wants to deliver statement before House of Representatives

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 12:12 GMT

Abed noted that the minister's visit will follow the issuance of the report of the technical committee determining the causes of Toukh train derailment.

Egypt's transport minister attends substitution of Toukh railroad after derailment accident

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 09:28 GMT

The Public Prosecution ordered the apprehension of the train driver, his assistant, and the train chief pending investigation.

Toukh locals donate blood to the injured, offer food and water to those at the site to break their fast

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 08:03 GMT

Locals in Toukh have shown exemplary chivalry at the of the train accident in their town, with hundreds flocking to donate their blood to the victims and distributing water and meals to those still at the site at dusk when Muslims break their long fast from dawn during Ramadan.

11 killed, 98 injured in Toukh train derailment in 3rd railway accident in month

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 06:52 GMT

A total of 11 people were killed and 98 injured in the Sunday derailment of a train in Toukh, the Delta, where most of the injuries are fractures and segmental wounds.

Pics: Sisi orders investigation into derailment of train in Egypt's Delta

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 06:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered an investigation into the derailment of four carriages of a train on the way from Cairo to Qalyubia, the Delta, on Sunday.

15 people injured after train derailed in Egypt’s Sharqiya

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 11:36 GMT

The train, which was bound from Cairo to Mansoura town, stopped near Menya el Qameh town after two railcars derailed off the track.

Egypt to install high-level e-system to its 3 railway lines

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Egypt seeks to develop its railway system but installing a high level electrical system on its three main lines.

Public prosecutor orders apprehension of Sohag trains drivers pending investigation

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 12:22 GMT

Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy ordered Monday the apprehension of the drivers of both Sohag trains and six others pending investigation.

Sisi directs to complete upgrading railway system, orders paying compensations to victims

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 12:00 GMT

He particularly stressed the importance of promoting safety and security criteria for passengers.

Libya's PM condoles with Egypt over victims of train collision

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 10:49 GMT

Dbeibeh also extended his sympathy to Egyptians in general and the victims' families in particular, Al Wasat news gate reported.

Breaking: Two trains collided in Upper Egypt, human casualties reported

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 11:15 GMT

Human casualties were reported, the source added, clarifying that an air-conditioned train collided with another passenger train from the back.

Giza section of Egypt's monorail to be accomplished in 2 years down from 3

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 11:34 GMT

The section extends over 42 kilometers and consists of 12 stations.

13 new Russian train vehicles to arrive Saturday at Alexandria Port

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 01:53 GMT

A total of 13 new Russian vehicles with dynamic ventilation will arrive at Alexandria Port, as part of the contract with the Russian Company Transmas Holding.

Egypt to receive last batch of General Electric train engines in March 2021

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 08:47 GMT

That batch consists of 10 units.

Railroads of Cairo's LRT are being installed: official

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:35 GMT

The official added that the introduction of the signaling system will begin next week given that the train will start operation in October.

Egypt to receive 1st Talgo train in 2021 in spite of COVID-19 circumstances

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 11:36 GMT

The train was supposed to be delivered by the Spanish company in March, but a delay is likely to occur.

Egypt to receive 1st batch of new train vehicles from Hungary Tuesday

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 03:58 GMT

Alexandria Port will receive the first batch of new train vehicles from Hungary Tuesday after receiving some of them from Russia.

Egyptian government draft amendments to regulate pedestrian vendors in railways

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Violators would be sentenced to 1-2 years in prison, and a fine worth LE2,000-10,000 or either of penalties.

How will express trains transform Egypt’s transport map?

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 02:03 GMT

Thirteen hours is the minimum duration of a trip from Cairo to Aswan, where passengers arrive exhausted if the long distance and ride.

Egypt receives a new batch of Russian train vehicles in February

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 11:20 GMT

The new batch arrives via Alexandria Port, and includes 16 vehicles with dynamic ventilation system.