The Know How: Localizing the Locomotive Industry in Egypt

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 - 11:57 GMT

Why are global companies building locomotive factories in Egypt

New Upper Egypt railway station cost LE 3.5 bln, to be opened in few days

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 02:44 GMT

Engineer Mohamed Amer, head of the Railway Authority, confirmed that the development work witnessed by the railway increased the number of trains entering Ramses station.

President Sisi briefed on efforts to maintain national road network

Sat, 12 Aug 2023 - 03:58 GMT

President Sisi held another meeting with the prime minister and minister of transport, during which developments of the intensive efforts to localise the transport and railway industry in Egypt were presented, partnership with the private sector.

Free wheelchairs will be available for elderly people in Misr railway station

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 10:20 GMT

In comments to the “On My Responsibility” T.V. program on the “Sada Al-Balad” channel, the minister confirmed that the Egyptian railway station was established in 1854, and the population of Egypt at that time was 4 million citizens, and the area of rail lengths was 400 km.

et guide: Review of Egypt's new electric trains projects

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 11:45 GMT

Egypt has embarked on multiple transportation projects, which has expanded its transport networks to serve the public.

High-speed electric railway network to shorten travel time by +50% - Minister

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 02:47 GMT

The project's 660-km first line includes 22 stations, with a designed speed of 250 km/h, the minister said.

ElSewedy Electric consortium signs LE1.3B contract to develop signaling systems for railway line

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 02:32 GMT

The contract was signed in partnership with the Egyptian company for the renovation and maintenance of railways (ERTRAC) and Gharably Integrated Engineering Company (GIECO).

Egypt begins pilot operation of its first LRT train in few days

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 08:11 GMT

Egypt is to test its first electric LRT train in a few days for the first time without passengers before the actual operation.

Parliament approves proposal to establish tourist train linking Red Sea, Luxor

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 10:29 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives, headed by Counselor Dr. Hanafi Jabali, approved, during its sessions last week, a proposal to establish a tourist train linking both the Red Sea and Luxor governorates.

22 light electric trains arrived to operate as part of LRT project in Administrative city

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Scheduled to open to the public soon, each train of the new trains includes 6 vehicles.

Egypt set to operate new Talgo trains on Cairo-Alexandria line

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt’s Transport Ministry announced on Thursday that it will start of the experimental operation of Spanish air-conditioned trains without passengers on Cairo-Alexandria line.

Korea-Egypt railway infrastructure cooperation

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 06:15 GMT

The Egyptian government has set the improvement of its railway system as one of the national priorities and plans to invest 220 billion USD until 2024.

Ministry inspects execution works of Egypt's 1st high-speed train connecting Red, Mediterranean seas

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 11:56 GMT

The Ministry of Transport followed up the implementation of the first high-speed train, Ain Sokhna / El Alamein / Matrouh to Ain Sokhna, passing through the new administrative capital.

All you need to know about Egypt’s plan to modernize railway signaling systems

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 12:26 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority is implementing major projects to modernize signaling systems along railway lines from "Alexandria to Luxor", at a cost of L.E. 12 billion.

First phase of El-Salam – 10th of Ramadan electric train to operate within days

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 02:24 GMT

The National Authority for Tunnels confirmed that it plans to start operating the first phase of the El Salam the administrative capital - the 10th of Ramadan electric train project within days.

Egypt receives 12 Russian air-conditioned train vehicles at Alexandria Port

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority has received a batch of new air-conditioned train vehicles as part of the deal of 1,300 cars manufactured by Transmash Holding Company, the representative of the Russian-Hungarian alliance.

Egypt's railways to launch 1st third class air-conditioned train Tuesday

Sat, 05 Mar 2022 - 11:17 GMT

The first-of-its-kind service will cover capitals of governorates only, in addition to Edfu and Kom Ombo stations, the authority said in a statement.

Egypt, S.Korea sign MOU in railway cooperation

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 - 03:23 GMT

The two ministers discussed strengthening cooperation and financing plan for the localization project of metro train for Cairo metro line 2 and 3.

Egypt's Transport Ministry unveils partnerships with Austrian locomotive companies

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir received Tuesday the representatives of nine Austrian locomotive companies.

Egypt to sign contract with Siemens to implement 2nd high-speed train line

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Transport is heading to sign a contract with Siemens company to implement the second high-speed train line in the country.