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The Arab Contractors Federation, in conjunction with the French company Feense, is set to construct the new line’s civilian facilities (Photo: Courtesy of Facebook Fan Page)

Construction on 3rd phase of Cairo metro line 3 begins

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail witnessed on Wednesday the construction launch for the third phase of the Cairo metro’s third line, which will run from Ataba to Bulaq El Dakrour at a length of 17.7 km. The cost of the entire third line is up to EGP 100bn, said the prime minister on the sidelines of …

Daily News Egypt

Op-ed review: Egypt’s economic reform impacts, political future pressurised

As a number of writers continue to comment on the Iranian-Israeli conflict, many focused on local affairs, especially economic ones, amid the new increase in metro ticket prices. Emad El-Din Hussein, editor-in-chief of the privately-owned Al-Shorouk newspaper, was almost the only writer to pick up the metro tickets issue. He presented both the government’s argument …

Amira El-Fekki

Young people devise application to face rise of metro ticket prices

Egypt has the special advantage of the largest share of its population being young people. The moreyoung people there are, the more room there is innovation and creativity. This can be seen clearly in the application “exchange your metro ticket with someone else.” Since Friday, with the new increase in prices of metro tickets, many …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Most important transport projects of 2017

National roads project Shubra-Banha highway: 40 km, costing EGP 3.3bn. The north-eastern part of the regional ring road: 33 km, costing EGP 3,350bn. Farafra-Ain Dallah road: 90 km, costing EGP 412m. Minya-Sheikh Fadl-Ras Ghareb road: 55 km, costing EGP 423m. Bridges  Banha axis within the northern part of the regional ring road at a total …

Daily News Egypt

The Arab Contractors Federation, in conjunction with the French company Feense, is set to construct the new line’s civilian facilities (Photo: Courtesy of Facebook Fan Page)

Taisei Corporation and Orascom Construction to implement fourth metro line

The National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) has accepted the technical offer made by the consortium “Taisei Corporation – Orascom Construction”. According to a document from the NAT, the technical inspection committee has decided to accept the financial offer made in the tender by the aforementioned consortium to carry out the construction works of the first …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

NAT accepts EcoConServ Environmental Solutions technical bid to resettle those affected by first phase of metro’s fourth line

The National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) has accepted a technical proposal submitted by EcoConServ Environmental Solutions to update the resettlement plan and prepare a reconciliation action plan for those affected by construction during the first phase of the metro’s fourth line. According to a source at the NAT, the technical examination committee held a session …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din