Transport

Implementation of Egyptian-Sudanese railway to begin in July

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The minister was in a visit to Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese side upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Overview of Egypt's green projects within Vision 2030

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 02:14 GMT

Egypt has set a number of green projects to accomplish within its Vision 2030.

Egypt confirms executing 2nd phase of High-Speed Electric Train to reach Matrouh

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 12:04 GMT

The lengths of the first and second phases are 460 kilometers and 200 kilometers, respectively.

High-level ministerial meetings held to deliberate over proposed investment plan for FY2021/22

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Topics included university information infrastructure, smart spaces, and the national project for canals rehabilitation among others.

How will express trains transform Egypt’s transport map?

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 02:03 GMT

Thirteen hours is the minimum duration of a trip from Cairo to Aswan, where passengers arrive exhausted if the long distance and ride.

Egypt’s Parliament approves EBRD grant agreement to develop Metro’s 1st line

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 02:29 GMT

The agreement allocates 3 million and 5 thousand Euros as assistance, according to the agreement signed in 21st of October 2020.

PM launches tunnel-boring machine at Kitkat metro station to be inaugurated in December

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 09:48 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt is accelerating towards a renaissance in the transport sector, as he inspected drilling works at Kitkat metro station on Wednesday with a number of ministers and ambassadors.

Egypt's General Authority for Roads receives allocations worth LE450M

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 04:41 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said, approved allocating the General Authority for Roads and Bridges LE 450 million.

Transport, trade, public business sector ministers probe ways to develop Egypt's trade fleet

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 10:36 GMT

The meeting falls within the framework of a comprehensive plan to develop the Egyptian maritime transport system, carried out by the Transport Ministry.

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.

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