Ministry of Transport

LE141 billion allocated for developing railways in 2 years: Min.

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 12:51 GMT

Wazir’s marks came in his phone call with"Al-Hekaya" program on Sunday.

Transport Ministry says 4,500 km of roads built at cost of LE75 bln

Sun, 30 Jun 2019 - 09:02 GMT

The Transport Ministry said Saturday 4,500 kilometers of new roads have been built at a cost of EGP 75 billion.

Egypt, Japan discuss executing 1st phase of 4th metro line

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 01:57 GMT

“The two sides agreed to continue to intensify meetings in the coming days to accelerate taking the executive steps of the project,” the ministry added.

Egypt to receive tenders for constructing 1st dry port in July

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 01:54 GMT

Finance Ministry said three consortiums of companies from Germany, Singapore, India, the UAE and Egypt competed to win the contract for the construction of a dry port.

Wazir, Assar discuss rates of implementing joint projects to develop railways

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 09:28 GMT

Minister of Transport and Minister of State for Military Production discussed rates of implementing the projects.

Egypt offers free train cards for cancer patients

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The Ministry of Transportation offered free train cards for cancer patients and their companions, according to a statement issued by the ministry on Sunday, Feb.3.

Transport minister to open 1st part of 3rd stage of Cairo Metro Line 3 in 2021

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 10:14 GMT

Arafat said on Monday the first section of the third stage of Cairo Metro Line 3 will be opened in December of 2021 from Attaba to Kit Kat.

Transport minister probes development of railway sector with EIB, AFD

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 - 03:09 GMT

Arafat probed means to develop railways, Cairo underground metro and Alexandria tram with delegations from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and French Development Agency

Railway Authority Chairman sacked over Cairo-Aswan train derailment

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 - 09:33 GMT

Transport Minister Hisham Arafat sacked Railway Authority Chairman Sayed Salem over the Cairo-Aswan derailment on Sunday.

Metro subscriptions reach 8,455 after hikes: Metro spokesman

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 10:43 GMT

Spokesperson for Metro service Ahmed Abdel Hady said the service is operating normally and the number of passengers was not affected by the new hikes in fares.

'Real' metro ticket price EGP 16, hikes vital for developments: Minister

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 09:33 GMT

Transport Minister Hisham Arafat said despite recent hikes in metro ticket prices, removing government subsidy will raise the price up to EGP 16.

Cairo Metro ticket prices to increase in 2018

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 01:42 GMT

Cairo Metro Company spokesperson Ahmed Abdel-Hady said the company and the Ministry of Transport are still negotiating an increase in ticket prices.

PM, transport minister discuss railway moderation plan

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 02:52 GMT

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail asserted on Sunday that the state's attention to developing the railways as a vital network linking all parts of the country.

Minister says investment environment in Egypt “promising”

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 03:40 GMT

Transport Minister Hisham Arafat on Monday said that the investment environment in Egypt is promising.

Transport min., China's AVIC delegation to implement electric train project

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 10:56 GMT

Hisham Arafat had a meeting with a delegation of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) on measures taken to implement the electric train project.

Regional ring road operations to be finalized mid Nov

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 03:21 GMT

Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat has said all construction operations in the eastern-northern axis of the regional ring road will be completed by mid-November.

Transport min.: France is Egypt's strategic partner in transport field

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 09:23 GMT

Egyptian Transport Minister Hisham Arafat said France is Egypt's strategic partner.

Egypt, France discuss bilateral cooperation in railway field

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 10:24 GMT

Transport Minister Hisham Arafat discussed with French Ambassador in Cairo Stephane Routhier and President of the French Railways (SNCF) Guillaume Pepy

Transport minister mulls with British delegation possible investments

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 01:17 GMT

Transport Minister Hisham Arafat met on Sunday with a delegation of British companies in presence of British Ambassador in Cairo John Casson.

Russian experts assess Cairo Airport's terminals positively

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 11:28 GMT

Russian experts have positively assessed one of terminals in the airport of Egypt’s capital

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