Egypt's Transport Ministry unveils partnerships with Austrian locomotive companies

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir received Tuesday the representatives of nine Austrian locomotive companies.

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 may extend high-speed electric train to Libya

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:21 GMT

The line can be lengthened to Libya's Benghazi through Egypt's Saloum town.

Egyptian president, Siemens CEO examine final agreement on High-Speed Train

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 08:29 GMT

The total cost is LE360 billion.

1st, 2nd phases of Salam City/10th of Ramadan City electric train may enter service October 2021

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 01:36 GMT

The railway dubbed LRT extends over 90 kilometers and encompasses 16 stations.

Egypt receives 17 3rd-class dynamic-ventilation Transmashholding railcars

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 11:02 GMT

The total of units delivered of that category rises to 138

Egypt's Cabinet approves founding National Company for Railway Industries

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 11:31 GMT

The company is aimed at renewing locomotives.

After Egypt's 1st monorail contract, Bombardier may be part of another project

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 12:20 GMT

President of Bombardier Inc. Danny Di Perna stated in a TV interview Sunday that he had met with Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir.

22 Transmashholding railcars to arrive in Egypt next week

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 10:25 GMT

The second batch of the third batch of Transmashholding railcars will arrive at Alexandria Port next week.

Bashtil Train Station targeted to serve Upper Egypt will be completed in 2025

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 02:37 GMT

A few months ago ERA began the construction works of the station located northern Giza governorate.

Delivery of Egypt's 5th batch of GE train engines postponed to September, more units to arrive

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 10:12 GMT

Source at ERA told Egypt Today that the delivery of the fifth batch of the General Electric train engines scheduled for mid-August has been postponed to September.

Official reveals crucial feature in General Electric train engines purchased by Egypt

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:47 GMT

Sources at ERA told Egypt Today in July that the fifth batch of the train engines supplied by General Electric will arrive in August.

Egypt receives 2nd batch of Transmashholding railcars

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 10:40 GMT

The batch consists of 22 vehicles.

Almost 50% of railroads, stations development in Egypt completed

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 01:05 GMT

ERA is also constructing Bashtil Station at LE4.7 billion.

Indian company renovates 117 railroads in Egypt

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 03:05 GMT

An Indian company finished the renovation of 117 out of 125 railroads introducing an electronic control system.

ERA allocates LE55B to development works in 2020-2022

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 02:54 GMT

The development works will take place between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2022.

ERA to purchase 12 rail test machines

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 10:01 GMT

ERA will receive four rail test machines worth €8.5 million by the end of 2020.

5 rail test machines to arrive within a year

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 10:25 GMT

The machines will enable the authority to better diagnose defects in the railroads which would increase safety, and inhibit derailment accidents.

Railroad loses LE 5B annually, has 40K excess labor: ministry

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 - 12:18 GMT

Railroad loses LE 5 billion ($279 million) annually, said Deputy of the Transportation and Communications Committee of the House of Representatives.