Greater Cairo's BRT costs LE9.5B, to consist of 100 buses

Wed, 08 Nov 2023 - 11:49 GMT

Chairman of the National Authority for Roads Hossam El Din Mostafa told press that the cost of the two phases of the bus-rapid-transit (BRT) being implemented in Greater Cairo had amounted to LE9.5 billion.

ATM Misr, King Long launch bus factory in Egypt at LE1B

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 - 06:21 GMT

The factory spans over 164,000 feddans.

Egypt modernizes public transport fleet, converts 2K buses to run using natural gas

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 06:58 GMT

The ministry is modernizing the fleet of the public transport in Cairo and Alexandria to operate using natural gas instead of diesel, in partnership with Ministry of Military Production.

Cairo's public transportation network to introduce 70 locally-made electric buses

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 02:31 GMT

The deal is worth LE323 million.

Only gas-powered, electric buses will be operated in Egypt's public transport sector within 5 years

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 02:18 GMT

Murad said that the ministry is joining forces with the World Bank to introduce electric buses.

Egypt to produce 1st bus powered by natural gas in 2022

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 02:08 GMT

Tawfik added - in a TV interview on Saturday - that 70 percent of the local components of the buses will be manufactured to work with natural gas.

Egypt's transport minister visits France to negotiate 3 deals

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Egypt's Transport Ministry and the French Ministry of Economy and Finance signed a roadmap

Egypt produces 1st locally-made electric bus

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 11:37 GMT

Minister Mohamed Ahmed Morsi clarified that the local component in that bus is 60 percent.

Egypt to introduce for 1st time ever BRT buses in Greater Cairo's Ring Road

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 11:42 GMT

The buses will be either electric or powered by gas, and will be operated in a specific lane.

Cairo launches 3 bus lines operated by 20 gas-powered vehicles

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 11:38 GMT

The Ministry of Transportation launched on Saturday three bus lines whereas the buses are powered by gas and air conditioned.

Egyptian Armed Forces sterilize bus stations known for high passengers turnout

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 - 01:13 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces carried out the fourth sterilization round in Cairo.

Video: 1st ride of Cairo’s 1st electric bus running from Downtown to 5th Settlement

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 01:50 GMT

The electric vehicle is dubbed City Bus.

Phases of introducing electric vehicles production in Egypt revealed

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 09:23 GMT

An official made the statement in a meeting with the Energy and Environment Committee at the House of Representatives.

AOI launches smart electric bus system

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 12:45 GMT

The system will make e-payment possible.

Egypt to manufacture electric vehicle charging stations

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - 01:48 GMT

The move comes within the state’s plan to give up the use of fuel vehicles in public transportation and introduce electric ones.

BREAKING: Explosion targets bus carrying 25 tourists in Giza

Sun, 19 May 2019 - 01:25 GMT

Injured people were reported; they suffered minors injures due to shattered glass of bus windows.

Mercedes executives discuss plans with Egypt president

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 12:44 GMT

The meeting covered the company’s plans to resume assembling its vehicles in Egypt, and possible mechanisms to develop its activities.

Bus carrying Copts attacked in Minya, at least 7 killed

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 02:44 GMT

At least seven people were announced killed and seven others wounded after the bus attack took place near a monastery in Minya.

5 people killed, 5 others injured in bus accident in Ismailia

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 03:01 GMT

Five people died and five others were injured in a bus accident in Ismailia governorate, the Ministry of Health stated on Friday.

19 dead, 60 hurt as Hong Kong double-decker bus overturns

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 06:33 GMT

The driver of a double-decker bus that overturned in Hong Kong killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 60 was arrested on Saturday.