Egypt may extend high-speed electric train to Libya

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:21 GMT

The line can be lengthened to Libya's Benghazi through Egypt's Saloum town.

Egyptian president, Siemens CEO examine final agreement on High-Speed Train

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 08:29 GMT

The total cost is LE360 billion.

80 General Electric train engines enter service in Egypt, more to follow

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 02:28 GMT

The ministry signed with the American firm a deal worth $602.05 million.

Egypt to install 300 turnstile gates in main railway stations

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 10:56 GMT

That is to inhibit passengers from boarding without purchasing tickets.

1st, 2nd phases of Salam City/10th of Ramadan City electric train may enter service October 2021

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 01:36 GMT

The railway dubbed LRT extends over 90 kilometers and encompasses 16 stations.

New batch of Russia train vehicles arrives in Alexandria

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 10:40 GMT

A new batch carrying 22 Russian train vehicles has arrived Tuesday at Alexandria Port, as part of a 1,300 vehicle-deal; the largest deal in Egypt's historic railway system.

Initiative launched to raise Egyptians’ awareness on wearing masks when using metro, train

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 03:50 GMT

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.

Egypt receives 17 3rd-class dynamic-ventilation Transmashholding railcars

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 11:02 GMT

The total of units delivered of that category rises to 138

Train fare evasion fines collected over 20 months in Egypt worth LE500M

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 01:38 GMT

Before applying fines 20 months ago, the number of passengers who committed such violation was 50 million per annum.

Egypt to purchase 6 new sleeping trains

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The new trains will operate between Alexandria and Aswan passing through all governorates in between.

Egypt to receive 17 Transmashholding 3rd-class dynamic-ventilation railcars

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 12:36 GMT

When those units arrive, the total number of railcars delivered of that category will be 121.

Egyptian, Sudanese ministers discuss planned pan-African roads, rehabilitation of Nile Valley Authority for Riverine Navigation

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

Both ministers began by discussing ways of acquiring funding to finance the feasibility studies.

Investments in Egyptian railways between 2014, 2024 worth LE142B

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 02:10 GMT

Investments in the railway sector are projected to be LE142 billion over one decade between 2014 and 2024.

Alex. port receives new railway locomotives: Transport Minister

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:22 GMT

By the end of October, Egypt is expected to receive 17 new locomotives.

18 Transmashholding 3rd-class dynamic-ventilation railcars delivered to Egypt

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 10:27 GMT

A batch of Transmashholding railcars arrived to the Port of Alexandria on Wednesday.

Local company to supply supporting locomotives to Egyptian railways

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 11:58 GMT

The company will manufacture and supply 100 locomotives to support air-conditioned trains operating on long lines.

Sohag-Port Said train derailed; no injuries reported

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 02:00 GMT

As a result of the derailment, a carriage fall, but cranes managed to lift it; meanwhile, a tractor dragged the train back to its normal course on the tracks, the official said, adding that no human or financial causalities were reported.

18 new Russian train carriages to arrive at Alexandria Port by end of October

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 11:48 GMT

A new batch of 18 Russian carriages, is scheduled to arrive at Alexandria Port by the end of this month.

Egyptian senior citizens exempt from metro ticket, people above 60 enjoy 50% discount

Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Senior citizens above 70 years of age have been exempt from the metro ticket, while those above 60 will have a 50 percent discount upon showing their national ID.

Egypt to establish 1st factory to manufacture railway vehicles, metros, monorails

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

A company was established under the name of “The Egyptian National Railways Industries” to undertake the establishment and the operation of the factory.