In bid to develop Railway system, Egypt provides free Wi-Fi internet service at Ramses train station

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 01:53 GMT

Egypt’s Railways Authority has started providing a free Wi-Fi internet service inside Ramses Train Station, by contacting all telecommunications companies to provide this service for free inside the station.

Egypt installs 2nd monorail train Eastern Cairo

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 04:45 GMT

The second monorail train at Eastern Cairo was installed Thursday over Moshir Axis in New Cairo.

1st batch of Talgo trains may be delivered to Egypt by end of 2021

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 10:00 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir headed to Spain Sunday to examine ways of delivering the first batch of Talgo trains by the end of 2021.

PM meets Siemens CEO on Egypt's express train project

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 05:54 GMT

During the meeting, the premier expressed pleasure over reaching an agreement on all the technical details of a high-speed train project, which will be carried out in Egypt.

Egypt to receive 1st batch of new air-conditioned train vehicles from Hungary in August

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 11:09 GMT

The first batch of new air-conditioned trains is planned to arrive at Alexandria Port during August, stated the Ministry of Transport.

Egypt receives 1st 'INNOVIA monorail 300' train

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 02:02 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir announced Tuesday the arrival of the first monorail train in the Port of Alexandria.

Court to decide destiny of 190 extremist workers at Egyptian railways

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 01:11 GMT

According to the minister's statements on Sunday, the extremist affiliations of railway workers are determined by the National Security Agency.

Egypt to extend rail lines to southern border area, Western Desert

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 10:36 GMT

That line will later be stretched to Sudan's Wadi Halfa city then the capital, Al Khartoum.

In pics: 40 injured in locomotive-train collision in Alexandria - Health Ministry

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt’s Railway Authority announced that a train tractor collided with another train at Misr Station in Alexandria, leaving eight people sustaining minor injuries.

Man awaits detention after video surfaces of harassing boy on train

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 04:50 GMT

A man on a train who appeared in a video purportedly putting a boy’s head in his lap has been identified by the authorities, but is yet to be arrested, Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper reported on Sunday.

Egypt received 407 out of 1,300 new train vehicles part of deal with Russian Transmash company

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 08:08 GMT

Egypt’s Railways Authority stated that 407 new Russian and Hungarian train vehicles have arrived so far in Egypt as part of a deal signed with Russian company Transmash.

Egypt condoles with Pakistan over train victims

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 12:15 GMT

Egypt wishes a speedy recovery to the wounded, expressing solidarity with the people and government of Pakistan in this tragic incident.

Turning Alexandria's Abou Qir rail line into underground metro line to begin in 2022

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 10:45 GMT

It will extend over 21 kilometers and include 20 stations.

Hyundai Rotem delivers to Egypt 2 metro trains, parts to assemble another

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The units supplied belong to three different deals.

375 out of 1.3K Transmashholding passenger railcars delivered to Egypt in 11 months

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 10:25 GMT

A contract worth €1 billion was signed with Transmashholding to supply 1,300 railcars.

52 new train vehicles arrive at Alexandria Port

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 02:52 GMT

This is part of the largest deal to supply Egypt’s Railway authority with regular and air-conditioned train vehicles at a cost of 1.065 billion euros.

Egyptian president convenes with Hyundai Rotem to discuss cooperation in railway sector

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 02:26 GMT

In that context, the president affirmed that South Korea is a development partner and that the government looks forward to establish a strategic partnership with the company.

Egypt's transport minister explains reasons behind train accidents before parliament

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 01:46 GMT

The minister noted that Egyptian railways like other facilities affiliated to the ministry have been affected badly by negligence and abandonment for long.

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.