Construction of Cairo station of the express train is going around the clock to better serve the residents of Helwan and 15 May City and surrounding areas.
The Egyptian Ministry of Transport confirmed that it has started the manufacture process of the express electric train, which is scheduled to operate in Egypt, with a length of approximately 2000 km, on 3 lines linking all Egyptian cities.
Transport Minister Lieutenant-General Kamel Al-Wazir said that after marathon negotiations that lasted for several months with Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG, Roland Busch, an agreement was reached between the two sides.
The Light Rail Transit project that will connect Assalam City, the Administrative Capital, and 10 Ramadan City is a major electric train project that will link new urban communities to mainland.
Egypt’s new express train network is seen as a pillar that will change the transport map in the country.