Railway

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.

Egypt set to operate new Talgo trains on Cairo-Alexandria line

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt’s Transport Ministry announced on Thursday that it will start of the experimental operation of Spanish air-conditioned trains without passengers on Cairo-Alexandria line.

Korea-Egypt railway infrastructure cooperation

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 06:15 GMT

The Egyptian government has set the improvement of its railway system as one of the national priorities and plans to invest 220 billion USD until 2024.

Ministry inspects execution works of Egypt's 1st high-speed train connecting Red, Mediterranean seas

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 11:56 GMT

The Ministry of Transport followed up the implementation of the first high-speed train, Ain Sokhna / El Alamein / Matrouh to Ain Sokhna, passing through the new administrative capital.

All you need to know about Egypt’s plan to modernize railway signaling systems

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 12:26 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority is implementing major projects to modernize signaling systems along railway lines from "Alexandria to Luxor", at a cost of L.E. 12 billion.

First phase of El-Salam – 10th of Ramadan electric train to operate within days

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 02:24 GMT

The National Authority for Tunnels confirmed that it plans to start operating the first phase of the El Salam the administrative capital - the 10th of Ramadan electric train project within days.

Egypt receives 12 Russian air-conditioned train vehicles at Alexandria Port

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority has received a batch of new air-conditioned train vehicles as part of the deal of 1,300 cars manufactured by Transmash Holding Company, the representative of the Russian-Hungarian alliance.

Egypt's railways to launch 1st third class air-conditioned train Tuesday

Sat, 05 Mar 2022 - 11:17 GMT

The first-of-its-kind service will cover capitals of governorates only, in addition to Edfu and Kom Ombo stations, the authority said in a statement.

Egypt, S.Korea sign MOU in railway cooperation

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 - 03:23 GMT

The two ministers discussed strengthening cooperation and financing plan for the localization project of metro train for Cairo metro line 2 and 3.

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 to sign contract with Siemens to implement 2nd high-speed train line

Sat, 29 Jan 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Transport is heading to sign a contract with Siemens company to implement the second high-speed train line in the country.

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.

Egypt vaccinates 170K citizens against coronavirus in centers in markets, train stations

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 07:51 GMT

“This comes within the framework of the Ministry of Health and Population’s plan to expand vaccination of citizens,” a statement by the Egyptian Health Ministry said.

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.

Transport minister attends signing of 13 deals with int'l companies

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 03:46 GMT

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.

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’s railway system to receive batch of new Russian, Hungarian train vehicles within days

Sat, 23 Oct 2021 - 11:40 GMT

The railway will receive a batch of new Russian-Hungarian vehicles through the port of Alexandria within days

Egypt’s railway system receives 33 new Russian, Hungarian train vehicles

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 09:46 GMT

Egyptian Railway system received 33 new Russian and Hungarian train vehicles arrived through the port of Alexandria.

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