Egypt raises metro ticket prices to cover commute deficit

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 03:28 GMT

The annual expenses of the metro before the increase amount to L.E. 8 billion, while its income is estimated at L.E. 4 billion only.

Transport minister follows up work pace at national roads venture

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 11:56 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel el Wazeri reviewed workflow at the third phase of an under-construction national project for roads including 17 projects at a total construction cost worth EGP 35 billion.

New transport entity formed after merging of 3 companies- minister

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 01:29 GMT

A new transport entity has been formed after merging three companies to support Egyptian products and promote foreign trade, in cooperation with the private sector.

No infections among metro, railway workers: Egypt's Railway Workers Union head

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 - 03:49 GMT

A total of 5,000 medical masks are distributed daily to all workers.

Crowding reduction studied as railways, metro being sanitized

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 - 01:11 GMT

The Ministry of Transport began sanitizing and disinfect the railways and the metro networks as means to counter coronavirus, as well as setting a plan to reduce crowding at these facilities.

Egypt, Sweden probe cooperation in transport, road safety domains

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 12:09 GMT

Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir on Wednesday met Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth on the sidelines of their participation in the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Sweden.

Egypt 'our largest client in MENA' with important energy, transport portfolio: World Bank VP Makhtar Diop

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 07:20 GMT

World Bank's VP Diop urgedt governments to adopt a holistic approach in order to achieve road safety goal.

Construction of 1st dry port in Egypt to start in Feb.

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The site has been handed over to a coalition of contractors who must finish the first phase by the end of 2021.

Transport min., UK companies discuss investment opportunities

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 10:10 GMT

Wazir discussed in London with major UK companies the infrastructure and investment opportunities in the transport field.

Cairo launches operation trial of 1st electric bus

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 10:31 GMT

Cairo launched Tuesday a trial operation of its first electric bus, as a prelude to deploy more buses into service at the public transport sector, along with natural-gas powered buses in the governorate.

Entry of private sector in rail freight transport essential - minister

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - 09:09 GMT

Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir said the entry of the private sector in the rail freight transport is essential to maximize the revenues of the Egyptian National Railways and ease traffic burden on roads.

Transport ministry inspects Ramsis Railway station services, e-signal system

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 - 02:56 GMT

The ministry has directed to provide special services to passengers, and maintain the beautiful outlook of the station as one of the oldest railway stations in the world.

652 complaints on pricing violations raised amid final fuel subsidies cut

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 - 11:27 GMT

Thirty-five complaints had been raised by citizens even before the cut took place.

Transport ministry finished implementing many vital projects of late : min.

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 12:12 GMT

Wazir said that several projects that were not listed on the agenda of the government were implemented during the past period due to the pressing need for them.

UK delegation to check security measures at CIA

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 - 09:01 GMT

A security delegation from the UK Department for Transport will check security measures at Cairo International Airport (CIA) next week.

Amani Abou Zeid: 2018 Year of continental integration

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 11:48 GMT

2018 was a crucial year for continental integration. Africa is setting up its infrastructure from scratch

Egypt to host 2nd edition of AU Specialized Technical Committee in April

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 - 11:43 GMT

“The hosting of the STC meeting will be a great honour for Egypt as it reflects the leadership role the country.”

Kamel el-Wazir sworn in as transport minister

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 01:42 GMT

Kamel el-Wazir took on Monday the constitutional oath as the new transport minister succeeding Hisham Arafat who resigned after the deadly Ramsis train crash.

Egypt seeks Africa development via Cairo-Cape Town Road

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 01:44 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat said during a Parliamentary session Sunday that Egypt is looking forward to develop joint projects with African countries, including a land road between Cairo and Cape Town.

Abul Gheit attends parade by students of College of Maritime Transport & Technology

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 09:25 GMT

The parade also comes ahead of an international education forum, which will be hosted by the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT).