Railway

Official reveals crucial feature in General Electric train engines purchased by Egypt

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 11:47 GMT

Sources at ERA told Egypt Today in July that the fifth batch of the train engines supplied by General Electric will arrive in August.

Egypt receives 2nd batch of Transmashholding railcars

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 10:40 GMT

The batch consists of 22 vehicles.

Egypt-Russia railway contract to import 800 AC train vehicles

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 12:16 GMT

The new vehicles are set to be integrated into the railway system by the beginning of the next year.

Additional metro trains to be operated to reduce rail overcrowding: Transport Ministry

Fri, 29 May 2020 - 12:10 GMT

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.

1.2% of Egyptian Railway Authority's workers suspended over drug use

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 11:30 GMT

The number of employees screened since March 15, 2019 is 25,000.

No infections among metro, railway workers: Egypt's Railway Workers Union head

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 - 03:49 GMT

A total of 5,000 medical masks are distributed daily to all workers.

Egypt receives 2nd batch of General Electric train engines

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:29 GMT

Twenty General Electric train engines arrived in Alexandria Seaport on Tuesday.

Greater Cairo’s Ring Road to be enlarged by end of 2020

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 01:54 GMT

Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir also revealed adaptive measures taken in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.

Egypt’s railway authority calls on people to stay at home

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 02:14 GMT

The authority called on Egyptians to avoid using public transportation unless necessary

Egypt to import 6 high-speed passenger trains from Spain in March 2021

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 - 08:15 GMT

"The batch is part of a strategy to renovate the country’s fleet," the minister added during a Thursday meeting with railway leading official.

Indian company renovates 117 railroads in Egypt

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 03:05 GMT

An Indian company finished the renovation of 117 out of 125 railroads introducing an electronic control system.

Construction of 1st dry port in Egypt to start in Feb.

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The site has been handed over to a coalition of contractors who must finish the first phase by the end of 2021.

ERA allocates LE55B to development works in 2020-2022

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 02:54 GMT

The development works will take place between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2022.

Transport minister reviews plan to develop Egypt railways club

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 - 11:32 GMT

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.

Justice min., Hungarian amb. talk judicial, railway cooperation

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 10:56 GMT

The Hungarian ambassador also requested that Egypt ratifies the bilateral agreements’ procedures especially the agreement on supplying new railway vehicles.

Sisi orders establishing multi-service railway station in Giza

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 11:07 GMT

Sisi has given directives to establish a central multi-service railway station in Giza's Bashtil city.

Delivery of 1st batch of Transmashholding railcars delayed to March

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 12:54 GMT

The batch was scheduled for delivery by the end of this year.

South African president gives keynote speech in Cairo

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 01:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Tuesday his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa in Ittihadiya presidential palace.

Gov't denies increasing rail fares starting 2020

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 - 11:13 GMT

The Egyptian cabinet denied on Friday rumors regarding a government decision to increase the prices of train tickets starting January 2020.

Egypt receives 1st batch of General Electric’s tractors in Alexandria

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 - 12:41 GMT

The deal stipulates that the company will manufacture and support 100 new tractors to the Egyptian side.

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