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.

Egyptian transport minister follows up implementation rate of electric train, monorail projects

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 01:51 GMT

Egyptian Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir on Friday followed up the implementation rate of the electric train project (LRT) in the 10th of Ramadan City and the monorail project in the New Administrative Capital.

Sisi emphasizes Egypt-Sudan railway, electrical linkage to be expedited in meeting with Burhan

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:25 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stressed that joint development projects will be expedited as he met with Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Tuesday.

Egypt's Cabinet approves founding National Company for Railway Industries

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 11:31 GMT

The company is aimed at renewing locomotives.

Egypt, Sudan sign railway cooperation document

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 10:43 GMT

The project, in its first phase, will extend from Aswan to the south of Wadi Halfa, where this funding will be through coordination and cooperation between Egypt, Sudan and the Kuwait Fund for Economic Development.

Alex. port receives new railway locomotives: Transport Minister

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:22 GMT

By the end of October, Egypt is expected to receive 17 new locomotives.

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.