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Starting January, paying train tickets in USD, Euro to be mandatory for foreigners in Egypt

Sun, 25 Dec 2022 - 01:34 GMT

Wazir pointed out that the decision would help the ministry pay the installments of the deals signed with international companies.

Egypt begins pilot operation of 2nd Talgo train

Sun, 25 Dec 2022 - 12:26 GMT

That is one day after the first officially entered service and that also operates between the same two cities.

1st luxury Talgo trains to operate from Cairo to Alexandria Saturday

Sat, 24 Dec 2022 - 12:03 GMT

The first trips of the luxury Talgo trains will start from Egypt station in Ramses to the stations of Sidi Gaber and Misr in Alexandria.

Egypt to start operation of luxurious Talgo train between Cairo, Alexandria

Fri, 23 Dec 2022 - 03:55 GMT

The train will take off at 2:00 PM from Ramses Railway station in downtown Cairo for Alexandria’s Sidi Gaber station.

Hungary supplies Egypt with dozens of new railcars within €1B deal

Wed, 07 Dec 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Ministry of Transport announced Wednesday the resumption of the supply of Hungarian railcars after months of suspension because global crises.

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.

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