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Egyptian senior citizens exempt from metro ticket, people above 60 enjoy 50% discount

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Senior citizens above 70 years of age have been exempt from the metro ticket, while those above 60 will have a 50 percent discount upon showing their national ID.

Egypt to establish 1st factory to manufacture railway vehicles, metros, monorails

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

A company was established under the name of “The Egyptian National Railways Industries” to undertake the establishment and the operation of the factory.

13 new Russian railway vehicles arrive at Alexandria Port

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 01:44 GMT

The vehicles have so far reached 81 out of a total 1,300 that should be imported as part of the deal.

After Egypt's 1st monorail contract, Bombardier may be part of another project

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 12:20 GMT

President of Bombardier Inc. Danny Di Perna stated in a TV interview Sunday that he had met with Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir.

Egyptian railway workers dealing with passengers to be subject to psychological check-ups as part of periodical training

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The decision follows an incident that was videotaped by a passenger, and went viral on social media.

Egypt receives fifth batch of General Electric train engines

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 06:50 GMT

Egyptian transport minister Kamel el Wazir went Saturday to Alexandria to celebrate the arrival of the fifth batch which consists of 30 train engines supplied by General Electric and transported by sea.

Egypt to receive 1st batch of Spanish trains next March

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 12:50 GMT

The deal had been contracted with the Spanish company Talgo, with a value of €157 million, in addition to signing a 6-year maintenance contract with the same company.

Egypt receives new batch of Russian railway vehicles: Gov't

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 02:13 GMT

This deal is the largest deal in the history of Egyptian Railways, which was signed by the Egyptian Railways Authority and the Russian company, Transmach, representing the Russian-Hungarian consortium, worth €1.16 billion.

Bashtil Train Station targeted to serve Upper Egypt will be completed in 2025

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 02:37 GMT

A few months ago ERA began the construction works of the station located northern Giza governorate.

Delivery of Egypt's 5th batch of GE train engines postponed to September, more units to arrive

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 10:12 GMT

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.

Egypt, Sudan determined to bring their nations closer than ever with electric, railway tie-up

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 07:09 GMT

Railway and electrical tie-up are some of ambitious projects discussed by Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly and Sudanese officials in strong determination to bring Egypt and Sudan closer than ever.

Egypt invests LE 86B in railways to provide better service to citizens

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 01:37 GMT

Egypt is no longer the highest in road accidents thanks to the national projects that occurred within 6 years.

In pics: Alexandria Port receives models of new Spanish train vehicles

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 12:05 GMT

Alexandria Port receives Saturday models of Spanish train vehicles as part of the contract with Spanish Company Talgo, in preparation for supplying the first batch of these vehicles in March 2021.

Official reveals crucial feature in General Electric train engines purchased by Egypt

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:47 GMT

Sources at ERA told Egypt Today in July that the fifth batch of the train engines supplied by General Electric will arrive in August.

Egypt receives 2nd batch of Transmashholding railcars

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 10:40 GMT

The batch consists of 22 vehicles.

Egypt-Russia railway contract to import 800 AC train vehicles

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 12:16 GMT

The new vehicles are set to be integrated into the railway system by the beginning of the next year.

Additional metro trains to be operated to reduce rail overcrowding: Transport Ministry

Fri, 29 May 2020 - 12:10 GMT

The last train will take off from the third line's El Shams Club metro station at 7:15 p.m and from the second line's Ataba station at 7:45 p.m, the ministry said.

1.2% of Egyptian Railway Authority's workers suspended over drug use

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 11:30 GMT

The number of employees screened since March 15, 2019 is 25,000.

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.

Egypt receives 2nd batch of General Electric train engines

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:29 GMT

Twenty General Electric train engines arrived in Alexandria Seaport on Tuesday.

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