Railways

22 Transmashholding railcars to arrive in Egypt next week

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 10:25 GMT

The second batch of the third batch of Transmashholding railcars will arrive at Alexandria Port next week.

Egypt to receive 35 Transmashholding railcars by end of August 2020

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 09:36 GMT

Thirty-three railcars had been delivered over two batches in May and July.

Public freight transport company to be established in Egypt to operate in railway, trucking sectors

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 - 02:31 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir revealed on Tuesday that the ministry plans to establish a company that manages rail freight transport.

Alexandria Port receives new Russian vehicle for trial operation

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 11:37 GMT

The vehicles are coming from Russia after Egypt’s Railway Authority met all the conditions and demands set by Akzim Bank, the financer of this deal.

217 train stations overhauled in 5 years: report

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 12:44 GMT

The Ministry of Transportation overhauled 217 train stations between 2014 and 2019, as well as 480.6 kilometers of railroads.

UN grants sanctions exemption for Korea railway survey

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 03:40 GMT

The UN Security Council has granted a sanctions exemption for the two Koreas to jointly conduct a survey on reconnecting railways across their border.

Sisi to visit Khartoum, attend 24th summit to sign several agreements

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 - 09:13 GMT

Sisi will visit Khartoum Thursday to attend the 24th summit with his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir to sign several agreements and memoranda.

Egypt, Sudan tackle boosting transport cooperation

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 02:04 GMT

The get-together tackled the importance of activating linkage between the two countries through railways. They also agreed on holding a joint technical committee in Khartoum.

Egypt’s railway launches application to book train tickets

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 03:31 GMT

The application aims to facilitate Egyptians' access to tickets, pointing out that the commission is seeking to launch another service through an internet.

Egypt, EBRD ink €205 million deal to renovate oldest metro line

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 09:43 GMT

Egypt, EBRD inked a €205 million ($238 million) deal to renovate the oldest line of Cairo’s metro system.

Egypt to choose supplier of 1,300 rail carriages by end of May

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 04:00 GMT

The ERA has issued an international tender in November 2017 to choose a company or alliance that will manufacture and supply new rail carriages

Parliament ratifies new laws on social housing, cybercrime

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 01:20 GMT

The Parliament’s general session, chaired by speaker Ali Abdel Aal, witnessed on Monday the final voting on five important laws.

Cabinet approves €8M loan to develop railways

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 03:50 GMT

The Cabinet approved during its Wednesday meeting eight-million-euro loan from Austria with grace period of 66 months to develop the railways.

PM, Siemens AG mull investment opportunities in Egypt

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 04:54 GMT

The PM made railway proposals and both sides discussed the possibility of buying new tractors as part of upgrading the country's railway network.

Egypt seeks to purchase 1,300 rail carriages in 2018

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 - 07:05 GMT

Egypt is seeking to upgrade the infrastructure of railways; hence, it has stepped up several railway investments to improve its safety.

Egypt to manufacture 300 railways wagons by end of 2018

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 07:48 GMT

Ministry of Transport announced the manufacturing of 300 railway wagons in cooperation with the Arab Organization for Industrialization by the end of next year.

Business news wrap-up

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 05:29 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

Railways revenues increase to LE 172M in October

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 02:13 GMT

Revenues of the Egyptian National Railways authority increased in October 2017 on a monthly and yearly basis.

Egypt, Canada probe cooperation in transport domains

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 05:59 GMT

Arafat on Monday discussed with Canadian Ambassador to Egypt Jess Dutton‏ cooperation in the fields of railways, maritime transport and subways.

Transport Ministry to develop railway, bring new wagons

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 12:17 GMT

The Transport Ministry will work on developing 1,200 km of railways, with a cost of LE 21 million for each kilometer.

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