The Minister of Transport is following up the rates of implementation of the LRT electric train projects


Eng. Kamel Al Wazir - Minister of Transport made an inspection tour  to follow up the implementation rates of 3 huge projects in the field of electric traction , started by inspecting the LRT electric train project (Al Salam / New Administrative Capital / Tenth of Ramadan) Where the minister inspected the implementation work of the stations and the project bridge and held an expanded meeting with the leaders of the Agreement Authority and the companies implementing the project, He directed the necessity to work around the clock And the intensification of all work and full commitment to the time plan of the project And that all work be done according to high quality standards , Where the electric train is considered a new artery of development in the new urban communities and achieves speed of movement and the link between Cairo and the new cities (Obour - The Future - El Shorouk - New Heliopolis - Badr - the industrial zone and the tenth of Ramadan - the new administrative capital)

The Minister of Transport indicated that the project is 90 km long with 16 stations and plans for the opening of the first and second stages at the celebrations of October 2021,

noting that the first stage of the project is currently being implemented It extends from Adly Mansour station to the Administrative Capital 1 station, with a length of 66.3 km and a number of 11 stations and the second stage, which extends from the (Administrative Capital Station 1) to the (Administrative Capital station 2), with a length of 3.9 km and the number of 1 station (Administrative Capital 2), The overall implementation rate of the construction works for the two stages (civil - finishing) reached 70% As for the third stage, which extends from the Administrative Capital Station 2 south to the interchange station with the express train south of Cairo-Ain Sokhna Road, passing through the stations of the Administrative Capital 3, the strategic leadership and the Sports City, a length of 20 km.

The minister also inspected the implementation of the Monorail project, which is the Monorail sector, the administrative capital which extends 56.5 km in length and has a number of 22 stations, from the stadium station on Youssef Abbas Street to the Adalah City station in the New Administrative Capital, where piles and columns are being poured

 The minister stressed that for the Monorail sector 6 October its length is 42 km and the number of stations is12 stations, from Wadi El Nile station in Mohandessin to the industrial zone station on October 6, and piles and columns are being poured.

It is worth noting that the total length of the Monorail sectors, the Administrative Capital and Sixth of October City, is 98.5 km with 34 stations, and the two projects are being implemented through an alliance that includes companies (BombarDeh - Orascom - Arab Contractors)

After that, the Minister of Transport inspected a number of sectors of the fast electric train route Ain Sokhna / El Alamein, which has a length of 438.3 km and includes 17 stations, as it inspects the distance from the Administrative Capital to the south of Helwan Whereas, the Egyptian companies specialized in establishing the Dirt bridge and stations In conjunction with the "Systra" consulting office currently preparing the tender documents for systems work  (Signals - communications - control - electric forces - ticket gates) Manufacturing, supplying and localizing Moving units of project to international companies specialized in high-speed train technology With the commitment of the company that will be assigned the work In cooperation with the Egyptian National Company for the Manufacture of moving Units "Nirac" in localizing the manufacture of moving units

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