Only gas-powered, electric buses will be operated in Egypt's public transport sector within 5 years

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 02:18 GMT

Murad said that the ministry is joining forces with the World Bank to introduce electric buses.

Transport sector's development financing portfolio records $6.5B to implement 24 project

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 02:58 GMT

Al-Mashat said that developing a sustainable infrastructure for Egypt’s transportation sector is one of the main pillars that the state relies on to promote climate action, and to lead the regional transformation towards a green economy.

International companies to participate in developing Egypt’s railway systems

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 02:46 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Transport decided to include international companies in the work of developing the railway systems.

UNCTAD showcases potential of African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 07:25 GMT

Although the free trade part entails removing tariffs, that is not all.

Transport minister attends inking of 8 deals with global railway, maritime transport companies

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 05:32 GMT

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was inked between the Egyptian National Railway Authority and Austria's Voestalpine to increase the production of the Abbasia workshop.

French Thales Group on Egypt's modernized transport program: Will achieve higher rates of safety, efficiency

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 11:14 GMT

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."

Egypt, Qatar discuss cooperation in maritime transport

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 12:30 GMT

Egypt welcomes cooperation between the two sides in the field of maritime transport, especially amid transforming Egypt into a center for global trade and logistics.

Mauritanian Minister of Transport inspects infrastructure projects in Egypt

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 11:57 GMT

The minister was briefed on the Egyptian experience in implementing major transport infrastructure projects.

Int'l financial institutions should assume bigger role in funding mega development projects: Rania el-Mashat

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 02:22 GMT

The international community and financial institutions should assume a bigger role in funding mega infrastructure projects through soft loans and blended and innovative financing, Minister of International Cooperation Rania el-Mashat said Friday.

Egypt can cooperate with African Funding Corporation in 3 sectors: PM

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 10:30 GMT

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 to receive first LRT train from China in August

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 10:31 GMT

The train is one of four LRT trains within a high-speed electric train project having a total of 22 trains.

Egypt's transport minister visits France to negotiate 3 deals

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Egypt's Transport Ministry and the French Ministry of Economy and Finance signed a roadmap

9 things that didn't exist in Egypt before June 30 Revolution

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Between January 28, 2011 and July 3, 2013, Egypt lived in political instability because of overthrowing two regimes.

Egypt's transport minister reveals shocking fact about selling of railways scrap metal

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 12:22 GMT

That was during a TV interview Sunday.

In pics: Minibus for physically-challenged passengers operate in Sharqia

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 02:42 GMT

Minibuses designed for physically-challenged people started operating in Egyptian governorate of Sharqia in Delta, with commuters expressing delight with the new experience.

Transport ministry carries out biggest project to develop railway at LE 225B

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 03:42 GMT

It said the development process covers the infrastructure, workshops, signals as well as training of cadres, adding the trains speed will be 230KMs per hour for express trains and 160KMs per hour for slower trains.

In pics: 7 new tram vehicles from Ukraine operated in Alexandria

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 02:42 GMT

Seven new tram vehicles were operated as part of a deal to import 15 new tram vehicles from Ukraine, to replace the old ones.

Implementation of Egyptian-Sudanese railway to begin in July

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The minister was in a visit to Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese side upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Overview of Egypt's green projects within Vision 2030

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 02:14 GMT

Egypt has set a number of green projects to accomplish within its Vision 2030.

Egypt confirms executing 2nd phase of High-Speed Electric Train to reach Matrouh

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 12:04 GMT

The lengths of the first and second phases are 460 kilometers and 200 kilometers, respectively.