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‘Wanted’ in Egypt for lying beneath moving train

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 01:09 GMT

A video became a meme on social media, showing a young man lied beneath a moving train and then was celebrating this “adventure” with his friends.

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.

Egypt to install high-level e-system to its 3 railway lines

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Egypt seeks to develop its railway system but installing a high level electrical system on its three main lines.

Last US train engines batch arrived at Alexandria Port

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 02:16 GMT

The Egyptian Railway Authority received Tuesday the last batch of the U.S. train engines.

Egypt to launch global tender to implement 1st metro project in Alexandria

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 12:12 GMT

Egypt’s National Tunnels Authority readies to launch a global tender for the implementation of the first metro project in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

Egypt secures $443M for railway, environment projects: Int'l coop. min.

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 03:45 GMT

The former project aims to modernize railway signalling and and renew railway tracks along Cairo-Beni Suef rail line.

13 new Russian train vehicles to arrive Saturday at Alexandria Port

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 01:53 GMT

A total of 13 new Russian vehicles with dynamic ventilation will arrive at Alexandria Port, as part of the contract with the Russian Company Transmas Holding.

Egypt to receive 1st batch of new train vehicles from Hungary Tuesday

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 03:58 GMT

Alexandria Port will receive the first batch of new train vehicles from Hungary Tuesday after receiving some of them from Russia.

Egyptian government draft amendments to regulate pedestrian vendors in railways

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Violators would be sentenced to 1-2 years in prison, and a fine worth LE2,000-10,000 or either of penalties.

Egyptian authority discloses rail freight transport development plan

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 11:30 GMT

There is a target to raise the size of cargo transported through the railway network from 3.1 million tons in 2019 to 25 million tons in 2025.

Egypt may extend high-speed electric train to Libya

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:21 GMT

The line can be lengthened to Libya's Benghazi through Egypt's Saloum town.

Egyptian president, Siemens CEO examine final agreement on High-Speed Train

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 08:29 GMT

The total cost is LE360 billion.

80 General Electric train engines enter service in Egypt, more to follow

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 02:28 GMT

The ministry signed with the American firm a deal worth $602.05 million.

Pics: Transport minister: 22 new train coaches arrive at Alexandria Port

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 12:01 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel el Wazir announced on Friday that 22 new train coaches arrived at Alexandria Port.

Egypt to install 300 turnstile gates in main railway stations

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 10:56 GMT

That is to inhibit passengers from boarding without purchasing tickets.

1st, 2nd phases of Salam City/10th of Ramadan City electric train may enter service October 2021

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 01:36 GMT

The railway dubbed LRT extends over 90 kilometers and encompasses 16 stations.

Egypt's railway signaling systems are being modernized at LE46.8B

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 12:45 GMT

The Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) indicated in a statement Tuesday that the signaling systems all over Egypt are being modernized.

Egypt to receive last Russian train vehicles batch by end of 2023

Sat, 12 Dec 2020 - 02:34 GMT

The batches are part of a contract with the Russian Transmach Holding Company.

New batch of Russia train vehicles arrives in Alexandria

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 10:40 GMT

A new batch carrying 22 Russian train vehicles has arrived Tuesday at Alexandria Port, as part of a 1,300 vehicle-deal; the largest deal in Egypt's historic railway system.

Revived after hiatus: What you need to know about Egypt, Sudan railway project?

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 12:21 GMT

The railway extends with a length of about 900 km in both countries.

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