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Egypt.. the arrival of the latest and first means of transportation in the country’s history

The Egyptian Ministry of Transport revealed the arrival of the first trains that will operate in the Monorail Administrative Capital-Stadium project, in order to test them in preparation for operating the first phase of it.
The train line extends from the administrative capital to Al-Mushir Mosque, with a length of 45 km, which will operate during May 2022.
The Administrative Capital Monorail project is being implemented by the alliance of Alstom International and Orascom Construction, with a length of 56 km, including 22 stations.
The state is implementing two monorail lines, the first is the Administrative Capital Monorail project, which will connect New Cairo and Nasr City, and the second is the October 6-Mohandessin monorail project with a length of 42 km that will connect with the third metro line at the Wadi El-Nile station in Mohandessin. The lengths of the two lines reach about 96 km, and the alliance of American-Egyptian consulting offices, Hill International and Haggai Group, are undertaking the advisory work and supervising the implementation of the Administrative Capital Monorail and 6 October Monorail projects.
The Arab Contractors Company is also carrying out the construction and all civil works of the 6 October Monorail project – Mohandessin, while Orascom Construction is carrying out the construction work of the Administrative Capital Monorail project – the stadium, while Alstom will implement and install signaling, communication and control systems and supply trains that will work during the two projects after their implementation The design speed of the monorail is 80 km/h.

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