Egypt seeks partnership with French companies to establish 2 locomotive factories

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 12:24 GMT

The minister of transport also presented other investment opportunities.

Egypt begins pilot operation of its first LRT train in few days

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 08:11 GMT

Egypt is to test its first electric LRT train in a few days for the first time without passengers before the actual operation.

Parliament approves proposal to establish tourist train linking Red Sea, Luxor

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 10:29 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives, headed by Counselor Dr. Hanafi Jabali, approved, during its sessions last week, a proposal to establish a tourist train linking both the Red Sea and Luxor governorates.

22 light electric trains arrived to operate as part of LRT project in Administrative city

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Scheduled to open to the public soon, each train of the new trains includes 6 vehicles.

In outstanding revamp, Egypt's 1st metro line trains to be all new, air conditioned

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 12:37 GMT

The Egyptian government has taken concrete steps to revamp Greater Cairo's first metro line.

Egypt to receive last batch of LRT trains soon: Transport Ministry

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 01:20 GMT

The LRT line had already begun pilot operation.

Alexandria Port receives 1st American tractor to pull new Spanish trains

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Alexandria Port Authority received the first American tractor supplied by the American company BRL, in order to pull the new Spanish air-conditioned trains supplied by the Talgo Company.

Pictures show progress at massive Adly Mansour exchange station where 5 means of transport meet

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:19 GMT

The Ministry of Transport released pictures of the progress at Adly Mansour exchange station, which includes stops for Metro Line 3, light rail transit, Cairo-Suez railway, the SuperJet bus line, bus rapid transit.

Egyptian minister visits Qatar to discuss possible partnerships in maritime, green transportation

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 11:53 GMT

Upon an invitation of Qatari counterpart Jassim Bin Saif al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir held a visit to the Gulf state Sunday to hold talks on potential cooperation in the sector.

Egypt prepares to operate 1st batch of new Spanish trains in June

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 12:59 GMT

It is expected that the trials of the vehicles will take place without passengers for a period of 3 months before entering the service.

Egypt receives 1st Talgo train out of 6

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 02:26 GMT

The deal is worth €125.6 million.

Egypt's LRT fleet is nearing completion: Transport Ministry

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 12:20 GMT

The LRT is planned to transport 500,000 passengers per day as it connects Salam City with 10th of Ramadan City through the New Administrative Capital (NAC).

Egypt's 1st LRT to be inaugurated in a few weeks: official

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 12:00 GMT

Chairman of the National Authority for Tunnels Essam Wali indicated more details on its operation and ticket pricing.

Egypt's Transport Ministry unveils partnerships with Austrian locomotive companies

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir received Tuesday the representatives of nine Austrian locomotive companies.

Egypt’s road quality ranking improved from 118th to 28th thanks to national projects: Syndicate head

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 09:51 GMT

Head of Engineers Syndicate Hani Dahi said that Egypt’s ranking in global road safety improved, rising from 118th to 28th thanks to national road projects.

For 1st time ever in Egypt: 3rd-class air-conditioned trains to enter service in Feb. 2022

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 01:59 GMT

The authority noted that the price of the Cairo-Aswan ticket will be LE125 ($7.8).

Egypt to receive the 1st batch of Spanish air-conditioned trains in days

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority is preparing to receive the first batch of Spanish air-conditioned trains contracted with the Spanish company Talgo within days.

Egyptian Railways to receive new batch of air conditioner train vehicles

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Egypt’s Railways authority is set to receive a new batch of air-conditioned vehicles within days as part of the 1,300-vehicle deal manufactured by Transmash Holding, the representative of the Russian-Hungarian alliance.

Railways receives new batch of air conditioner Russian train vehicles mid-January

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 01:12 GMT

Egypt’s Presidential development initiative ‘Haya Karima’ was implemented nationwide, with its effect being felt by different cities.

Starting 2022, old railcars in Egypt to be out of service

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 11:01 GMT

The value of the budget that has been allocated to the rehabilitation of the railway sector is LE200 billion.