The Egyptian Ministry of Transport decided to include international companies in the work of developing the railway systems.
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.
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."
The railway will receive a batch of new Russian-Hungarian vehicles through the port of Alexandria within days
Egyptian Railway system received 33 new Russian and Hungarian train vehicles arrived through the port of Alexandria.
Attorney-General Hamada El Sawy ordered launching an investigation into the rain-minibus collision in southern Cairo
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.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi convened Sunday with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Transportation Kamel al-Wazir.
The 362.9-million-euro agreement aims at improving the level of safety and security on the Alexandria/Cairo/Nagaa Hammadi railway lines.
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.
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.
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 seeks to develop its railway system but installing a high level electrical system on its three main lines.
The Egyptian Railway Authority received Tuesday the last batch of the U.S. train engines.
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.
The former project aims to modernize railway signalling and and renew railway tracks along Cairo-Beni Suef rail line.
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.
Alexandria Port will receive the first batch of new train vehicles from Hungary Tuesday after receiving some of them from Russia.
Violators would be sentenced to 1-2 years in prison, and a fine worth LE2,000-10,000 or either of penalties.
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.