It has two trains, "express train - regional train"
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.
It will stretch between Giza's 6th of October City and Giza's Abou Simbel on a distance of 1,400 kilometers.
The meeting also tackled the progress rate of the monorail.
Egypt purchased from Talgo six trains in a deal worth €157 million.
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.
Wazir pointed out that the decision would help the ministry pay the installments of the deals signed with international companies.
That is one day after the first officially entered service and that also operates between the same two cities.
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.
The train will take off at 2:00 PM from Ramses Railway station in downtown Cairo for Alexandria’s Sidi Gaber station.
The Ministry of Transport announced Wednesday the resumption of the supply of Hungarian railcars after months of suspension because global crises.
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.
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.
The new trains offer the highest levels of luxury and modern technology.
The Spanish company will also provide maintenance and spare parts for 15 years.
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.
Nagdy pointed out that 80 percent of the components are locally made.
The project's 660-km first line includes 22 stations, with a designed speed of 250 km/h, the minister said.
The minister of transport also presented other investment opportunities.
Egypt is to test its first electric LRT train in a few days for the first time without passengers before the actual operation.