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.

2 people killed, 6 others injured in train-minibus collision southern Cairo

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 08:09 GMT

Attorney-General Hamada El Sawy ordered launching an investigation into the rain-minibus collision in southern Cairo

Egypt received 407 out of 1,300 new train vehicles part of deal with Russian Transmash company

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 08:08 GMT

Egypt’s Railways Authority stated that 407 new Russian and Hungarian train vehicles have arrived so far in Egypt as part of a deal signed with Russian company Transmash.

Egyptian president instructs establishment of new seaport

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 02:16 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi convened Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir.

Cabinet approves deal with IBRD to upgrade Egypt's railway

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 02:54 GMT

The 362.9-million-euro agreement aims at improving the level of safety and security on the Alexandria/Cairo/Nagaa Hammadi railway lines.

Egyptian-British cooperation to support transport sector in Egypt discussed

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 12:20 GMT

Both sides affirmed the deep Egyptian-British relations, and historical cooperation between the two countries in the field of railways, according to a statement by the UK Embassy in Cairo.

‘Wanted’ in Egypt for lying beneath moving train

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 01:09 GMT

A video became a meme on social media, showing a young man lied beneath a moving train and then was celebrating this “adventure” with his friends.

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.

Egypt to install high-level e-system to its 3 railway lines

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 02:10 GMT

Egypt seeks to develop its railway system but installing a high level electrical system on its three main lines.

Last US train engines batch arrived at Alexandria Port

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 02:16 GMT

The Egyptian Railway Authority received Tuesday the last batch of the U.S. train engines.

Egypt to launch global tender to implement 1st metro project in Alexandria

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 12:12 GMT

Egypt’s National Tunnels Authority readies to launch a global tender for the implementation of the first metro project in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

Egypt secures $443M for railway, environment projects: Int'l coop. min.

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 03:45 GMT

The former project aims to modernize railway signalling and and renew railway tracks along Cairo-Beni Suef rail line.

13 new Russian train vehicles to arrive Saturday at Alexandria Port

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 01:53 GMT

A total of 13 new Russian vehicles with dynamic ventilation will arrive at Alexandria Port, as part of the contract with the Russian Company Transmas Holding.

Egypt to receive 1st batch of new train vehicles from Hungary Tuesday

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 03:58 GMT

Alexandria Port will receive the first batch of new train vehicles from Hungary Tuesday after receiving some of them from Russia.

Egyptian government draft amendments to regulate pedestrian vendors in railways

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Violators would be sentenced to 1-2 years in prison, and a fine worth LE2,000-10,000 or either of penalties.

Egyptian authority discloses rail freight transport development plan

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 11:30 GMT

There is a target to raise the size of cargo transported through the railway network from 3.1 million tons in 2019 to 25 million tons in 2025.