Sisi was accompanied by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli, Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir and a number of statesmen.
Passenger stations will be established in densely populated areas to serve the residents of Upper Egypt, the minister said.
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.
Chairman of the National Authority for Tunnels Essam Wali indicated more details on its operation and ticket pricing.
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The consortium includes (German Siemens, Orascom Construction, and Arab Contractors). The project is about 660 km long, and the contract includes maintenance operations for a period of 15 years.
The first and second phases of the high-speed electric train during the anniversary of October war victory, while the experimental operation will begin in August.
Minister of Transport Kamel el Wazir inspected Saturday the construction of the electric train, linking Cairo’s Helwan district and the Red Sea’s city of Ain el Sokhna, passing through the New Administrative Capital.
Thirteen hours is the minimum duration of a trip from Cairo to Aswan, where passengers arrive exhausted if the long distance and ride.
The first of 22 trains that will work in the electric railway network from al-Salam City to the Administrative Capital and 10 Ramadan City will arrive in August.
In two years, Egypt will have an express electric train connecting new urban communities and the Red Sea to the Mediterranean for the first time at a L.E. 360 billion cost. Such a high figure has drawn an expected controversy.
The pilot operation of the line extending over 90 kilometers will begin in August 2021.
Exim Bank of China will provide Egypt with a soft loan worth $1.2 billion to finance all costs of the construction of the electric train.
Minister of Transportation Hisham Arafat said that electric trains will enter service in two years after completing the implementation of the facilities.
The project will be implemented in 24 months instead of 30 months and is scheduled to be operating by 2020.
The electric train project reaching to the New Administrative Capital will be established with the cooperation of a Chinese firm at a total value of $1.2 billion.