Sources at ERA told Egypt Today in July that the fifth batch of the train engines supplied by General Electric will arrive in August.
The batch consists of 22 vehicles.
The new vehicles are set to be integrated into the railway system by the beginning of the next year.
The last train will take off from the third line's El Shams Club metro station at 7:15 p.m and from the second line's Ataba station at 7:45 p.m, the ministry said.
The number of employees screened since March 15, 2019 is 25,000.
A total of 5,000 medical masks are distributed daily to all workers.
Twenty General Electric train engines arrived in Alexandria Seaport on Tuesday.
Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir also revealed adaptive measures taken in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
The authority called on Egyptians to avoid using public transportation unless necessary
"The batch is part of a strategy to renovate the country’s fleet," the minister added during a Thursday meeting with railway leading official.
An Indian company finished the renovation of 117 out of 125 railroads introducing an electronic control system.
The site has been handed over to a coalition of contractors who must finish the first phase by the end of 2021.
The development works will take place between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2022.
El Wazir also reviewed a plan to develop social buildings, stadiums and halls, besides a plan to promote green spaces and gardens in the club.
The Hungarian ambassador also requested that Egypt ratifies the bilateral agreements’ procedures especially the agreement on supplying new railway vehicles.
Sisi has given directives to establish a central multi-service railway station in Giza's Bashtil city.
The batch was scheduled for delivery by the end of this year.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Tuesday his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa in Ittihadiya presidential palace.
The Egyptian cabinet denied on Friday rumors regarding a government decision to increase the prices of train tickets starting January 2020.
The deal stipulates that the company will manufacture and support 100 new tractors to the Egyptian side.