The minister began his tour at El Nozha station where he inspected ticket counters, entry and exit gates, fire alarm systems and escalators.
Transport Minister Hesham Arafat on Saturday is to witness the launch of the pilot phase of the fourth stage of Cairo Metro Line 3.
Transport Minister Hisham Arafat ordered on Tuesday the Railway Authority to install surveillance cameras around the central control towers of the National Railways to monitor workers and prevent train accidents.
The ERA has issued an international tender in November 2017 to choose a company or alliance that will manufacture and supply new rail carriages
The Ministry of Transportation has increased the price of metro tickets for the second time in less than a year.
Transport Minister Hisham Arafat said the decision to apply new hikes in Cairo’s underground Metro fares “could not be delayed even for one day.”
Egypt’s state grain buyer GASC set new tender terms in February to cap demurrage fees after major suppliers shunned state wheat tenders.
The project will connect the eastern resort of Ain al-Sokhna to El Alamein, a town west of Alexandria that was scene of a battle in World War Two.
Egypt is seeking to upgrade the infrastructure of railways; hence, it has stepped up several railway investments to improve its safety.
The Egyptian government approved on Wednesday the new traffic law, Transport Minister Hesham Arafat said in a press conference at the cabinet headquarters.
Minister of Transport Hesham Arafat announced on Monday that construction works in Damanhur overpass have been finalized and that it is ready for inauguration.
Developing the railway network needs over 45 billion EGP ($ 2.5 billion), since it has nott been developed for 70 years.