Egypt is to test its first electric LRT train in a few days for the first time without passengers before the actual operation.
Six new trains will arrive Monday to be installed on the Monorail line in the New Administrative Capital arrival, while the seventh train is expected to arrive on Wednesday.
The second monorail train at Eastern Cairo was installed Thursday over Moshir Axis in New Cairo.
The Egyptian Ministry of Transport announced Wednesday the installation of the first monorail on the East Nile monorail track, in the New Administrative Capital in front of the Al-Massa Hotel.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir announced Tuesday the arrival of the first monorail train in the Port of Alexandria.
They will contribute to sustainable development east and west of Cairo as part of Egypt’s Vision 2030.
The decision stipulated the allocation of the loan to finance the operation of the Monorail train in the New Administrative Capital, which starts from Nasr City to the New Administrative Capital, and the Monorail train in 6th of October City, which starts from 6th of October City in Cairo, and operates and maintains them for a period of 15 years.
There are four of them.
Egypt has set a number of green projects to accomplish within its Vision 2030.
The section extends over 42 kilometers and consists of 12 stations.
The promising national project has a total length of 98.5 kilometers, comprising 34 stations.
The pilot operation of the line extending over 90 kilometers will begin in August 2021.
Egyptian Transport Minister Kamel el Wazir on Friday followed up the implementation rate of the electric train project (LRT) in the 10th of Ramadan City and the monorail project in the New Administrative Capital.
A company was established under the name of “The Egyptian National Railways Industries” to undertake the establishment and the operation of the factory.
Egyptian commuters will be able to take different means of public transport within the country via the same smart card.
Orascom Construction, Bombardier Transportation, and Arab Contractors signed an agreement Monday with the National Authority for Tunnels in Cairo to design and build two new monorail lines in Egypt.
A monorail is a rail transportation system based on a single rail, which acts as its sole support and its guide way, according to rail system.
Secretary-General of South Sinai governorate Nader al-Ashmawi ordered forming a technical committee from all concerned bodies to study the offer.
The inauguration of the fourth phase of the third line is set for July 2019, after which commuters will be able to use it to reach Cairo International Airport.
Electric vehicle maker BYD Co Ltd is planning to start trial runs of its SkyRail monorail mass transit solution in Egypt soon, said China Daily.