Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir received Tuesday the representatives of nine Austrian locomotive companies.
The official added that the introduction of the signaling system will begin next week given that the train will start operation in October.
The train was supposed to be delivered by the Spanish company in March, but a delay is likely to occur.
The line can be lengthened to Libya's Benghazi through Egypt's Saloum town.
The total cost is LE360 billion.
The railway dubbed LRT extends over 90 kilometers and encompasses 16 stations.
The total of units delivered of that category rises to 138
The company is aimed at renewing locomotives.
President of Bombardier Inc. Danny Di Perna stated in a TV interview Sunday that he had met with Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir.
The second batch of the third batch of Transmashholding railcars will arrive at Alexandria Port next week.
A few months ago ERA began the construction works of the station located northern Giza governorate.
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.
Sources at ERA told Egypt Today in July that the fifth batch of the train engines supplied by General Electric will arrive in August.
The batch consists of 22 vehicles.
ERA is also constructing Bashtil Station at LE4.7 billion.
An Indian company finished the renovation of 117 out of 125 railroads introducing an electronic control system.
The development works will take place between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2022.
ERA will receive four rail test machines worth €8.5 million by the end of 2020.
The machines will enable the authority to better diagnose defects in the railroads which would increase safety, and inhibit derailment accidents.
Railroad loses LE 5 billion ($279 million) annually, said Deputy of the Transportation and Communications Committee of the House of Representatives.