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Egyptian senator demands more reliance on freight trains, inland transportation to reduce traffic accidents

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 03:54 GMT

Member of the Housing, Municipal Management, and Transport Committee at the Senate Hani al-Assal demanded expanding reliance on freight trains and inland transportation to reduce traffic accidents.

Egypt's transport minister breaks corruption case at National Railways Authority

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 12:24 GMT

Minister of Transport kamel al-Wazir stated Tuesday in a phone-in that 11 senior officials at the National Railways Authority had been referred to the Military Prosecution.

8 things to know about the new imported Spanish luxury sleeper trains

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 10:01 GMT

The new trains offer the highest levels of luxury and modern technology.

Talgo to supply 7 luxurious sleeper trains to Egypt

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 08:44 GMT

The Spanish company will also provide maintenance and spare parts for 15 years.

Egypt to raise ticket price of trains, metro by 25% in August 2022 to pay back debts

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 02:31 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir stated Monday that the ticket price of trains and metro will be raised by 25 percent by the end of August.

Egypt to introduce 1st freight train dedicated to transportation of food staples, grains

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 12:31 GMT

Nagdy pointed out that 80 percent of the components are locally made.

High-speed electric railway network to shorten travel time by +50% - Minister

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 02:47 GMT

The project's 660-km first line includes 22 stations, with a designed speed of 250 km/h, the minister said.

Egypt seeks partnership with French companies to establish 2 locomotive factories

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 12:24 GMT

The minister of transport also presented other investment opportunities.

Egypt begins pilot operation of its first LRT train in few days

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 08:11 GMT

Egypt is to test its first electric LRT train in a few days for the first time without passengers before the actual operation.

Parliament approves proposal to establish tourist train linking Red Sea, Luxor

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 10:29 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives, headed by Counselor Dr. Hanafi Jabali, approved, during its sessions last week, a proposal to establish a tourist train linking both the Red Sea and Luxor governorates.

22 light electric trains arrived to operate as part of LRT project in Administrative city

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Scheduled to open to the public soon, each train of the new trains includes 6 vehicles.

In outstanding revamp, Egypt's 1st metro line trains to be all new, air conditioned

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 12:37 GMT

The Egyptian government has taken concrete steps to revamp Greater Cairo's first metro line.

Egypt to receive last batch of LRT trains soon: Transport Ministry

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 01:20 GMT

The LRT line had already begun pilot operation.

Alexandria Port receives 1st American tractor to pull new Spanish trains

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Alexandria Port Authority received the first American tractor supplied by the American company BRL, in order to pull the new Spanish air-conditioned trains supplied by the Talgo Company.

Pictures show progress at massive Adly Mansour exchange station where 5 means of transport meet

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:19 GMT

The Ministry of Transport released pictures of the progress at Adly Mansour exchange station, which includes stops for Metro Line 3, light rail transit, Cairo-Suez railway, the SuperJet bus line, bus rapid transit.

Egyptian minister visits Qatar to discuss possible partnerships in maritime, green transportation

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 11:53 GMT

Upon an invitation of Qatari counterpart Jassim Bin Saif al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir held a visit to the Gulf state Sunday to hold talks on potential cooperation in the sector.

Egypt prepares to operate 1st batch of new Spanish trains in June

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 12:59 GMT

It is expected that the trials of the vehicles will take place without passengers for a period of 3 months before entering the service.

Egypt receives 1st Talgo train out of 6

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 02:26 GMT

The deal is worth €125.6 million.

Egypt's LRT fleet is nearing completion: Transport Ministry

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 12:20 GMT

The LRT is planned to transport 500,000 passengers per day as it connects Salam City with 10th of Ramadan City through the New Administrative Capital (NAC).

Egypt's 1st LRT to be inaugurated in a few weeks: official

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 12:00 GMT

Chairman of the National Authority for Tunnels Essam Wali indicated more details on its operation and ticket pricing.

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