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Metro tickets will remain ‘economical’ but best train may cost LE3: minister
Egypt

Metro tickets will remain ‘economical’ but best train may cost LE3: minister

Transportation Minister Saad al-Gioushy has promised to keep metro ticket prices economical, although he said the ticket price for the…
Railway journeys resume following Beni Suef crash
Egypt

Railway journeys resume following Beni Suef crash

Railway movement between Cairo and Upper Egypt resumed on Thursday following a halt caused by a train crash in Beni…
LE100 bn needed for railway overhaul, says minister at train crash site
Egypt

LE100 bn needed for railway overhaul, says minister at train crash site

Egyptian railway services are in need of LE100 billion in repairs and uprades to meet global standards, Egypt’s Transport Minister…
Train crash in Beni Suef injures 70, journeys to Upper Egypt halted
Egypt

Train crash in Beni Suef injures 70, journeys to Upper Egypt halted

Seventy people were injured late Wednesday when a Cairo-bound train crashed into a concrete barrier after it derailed in Beni…
Railway conductors end strike after receiving bonus
Egypt

Railway conductors end strike after receiving bonus

Conductors at Egyptian National Railways ended their partial strike late Sunday after the Transport Ministry agreed to disburse a LE600…
Railways cancel 17 more low-cost wagons citing losses
Egypt

Railways cancel 17 more low-cost wagons citing losses

Egyptian National Railways has cancelled 17 more third-class, low-cost trains citing redundancy and unprofitability. This drives the total number of trains…
Four arrested taking selfies flashing Brotherhood gesture
Egypt

Four arrested taking selfies flashing Brotherhood gesture

Police at Cairo’s main train station arrested four young people for allegedly taking selfies while making a pro-Muslim Brotherhood gesture…
Security official warns transit personnel to be vigilant
Egypt

Security official warns transit personnel to be vigilant

Sayyed Gad al-Haq, Assistant Foreign Minister for Transport Police, has ordered personnel tasked with securing means of transportation to be…
Daily train tickets limited to combat black market
Egypt

Daily train tickets limited to combat black market

Egypt National Railways has put a ceiling for tickets sold on a daily basis to passengers, in order to combat…
Official: Egypt has 4,000 illegally-made level crossings
Egypt

Official: Egypt has 4,000 illegally-made level crossings

Ahmed Hamed, head of National Railways Authority, said “We have 6,000 kilometers of railways and more than 4,000 illegally-made level…
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