The fourth phase of Cairo Metro Line 3 has claimed the US Engineering News-Record Magazine's (ENR) award as the world's best transport and railway project in 2021.
The points started operation on Sunday a day before banning all non-vaccinated people from entering public institutions or universities nationwide.
The signed deals included one with France Alstom on manufacturing and delivering 55 air-conditioned trains for the first line of the underground metro covering maintenance operations for eight years.
The Egyptian Ministry of Transport announced Sunday the start of the activities of the “Trans MEA 2021” smart transport exhibition and conference, tomorrow morning, Monday.
The French Thales Group stated, on Saturday, that Egypt's modernizing program of its railways network and transportation system "will achieve higher rates of safety and efficiency."
In a statement on Sunday, the Company said that empty trains have been swiftly operated to ease passengers' jam at the stations.
Egypt’s National Tunnel Authority is preparing to receive the 12th batch of new Korean subway vehicles for the third metro line, as part of a deal to manufacture and supply 32 new air-conditioned trains for the third metro line.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli held Tuesday a meeting in Cairo with CEO of the African Funding Corporation (AFC) Samaila Zubairo and the accompanying delegation.
Egypt's Transport Ministry and the French Ministry of Economy and Finance signed a roadmap
It will extend over 21 kilometers and include 20 stations.
The units supplied belong to three different deals.
The plan includes developing metro lines’ trains and infrastructure.
Egypt’s National Tunnels Authority readies to launch a global tender for the implementation of the first metro project in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
The agreement allocates 3 million and 5 thousand Euros as assistance, according to the agreement signed in 21st of October 2020.
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.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt is accelerating towards a renaissance in the transport sector, as he inspected drilling works at Kitkat metro station on Wednesday with a number of ministers and ambassadors.
Transport Minister Kamel el-Wazir held a meeting on Saturday with Japanese Ambassador to Cairo Masaki Noke to discuss prospects of cooperation in metro projects.
The National Authority for Tunnels has started installing automatic machines in all stations, known as (T.V.M) machines, to extract meter tickets.
Ministry of Transport launched an initiative to raise awareness on the necessity of wearing masks while using the metro or the train for daily travels.
The project is worth €360 million.