Statement (1) concerning the arrival of new railway passenger carriages

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Statement (1) concerning the arrival of new railway passenger carriages

  The Minister of Transport announces the arrival of the first batch of new railroad passenger vehicles to Alexandria Port as part of a deal to manufacture and supply 1300 new railway vehicles for passengers, which is the biggest and largest deal in the history of Egypt's railways Lieutenant General Engineer \ The Minister of Transport ..... The first batch of vehicles includes 22 new passenger vehicles and there are 10 other vehicles that arrive in the first week of next month ....... The deal will contribute raising the efficiency of daily operation and regularity of operating schedules and achieve a major leap and a huge qualitative shift in the level of service provided to the public passengers The Minister of Transport, Lieutenant General / Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir announced that Alexandria Port will receive the first batch of new passenger railroad vehicles with 22 new vehicles as part of a deal to manufacture and supply 1300 new railway vehicles for passengers, which is the biggest and largest deal in the history of Egypt's railways, which was signed by the Egyptian Railways Authority and the Russian company Transmach, which represents the Russian-Hungarian alliance, with a value of one billion, 16 million and 50 thousand Euros. The Minister of Transport stated that the vehicles that arrived at Alexandria port are 22 third-class vehicles with dynamic ventilation, pointing out that there are 10 other new vehicles for passengers that represent the second part of the first batch shipped from the port (St. Petersburg) in Russia and will arrive during the first week of next month, on After that, the remaining vehicles arrive in batches at a rate of 35 vehicles per batch, according to the specified schedule, adding that the deal for the 1300 new vehicles for passengers includes 800 air-conditioned vehicles (500 third degree air-conditioned, which is a new service that is offered to passengers for the first time in the history of the Egyptian Railways and 180 vehicles second degrees luxurious, 90 luxurious first-class trolleys, 30 air-conditioned buffet vehicles), 500 third-class vehicles with dynamic ventilation. The Minister of Transport Pointed out that the deal will contribute to raising the efficiency of daily operation, regularity of operating schedules, and achieving a major leap and a huge qualitative shift in the level of service provided to the public passengers, adding the new vehicles that arrived and new vehicles that will arrive in succession with new railroad tractors (Locomotives) will be installed that the citizen will see during the next month of trains consisting of new Locomotives and passengers railway cars to upgrade the level of service, as part of a new and comprehensive operating plan for the railways that depends on providing the highest level of service to the public passengers It should be noted that all precautionary and preventive precautions against the Corona virus have been applied to the crew of the ship carrying the railroad vehicles, the vehicles, docks and marine units that deal directly with the crews of the ship have been sterilized. 24/6/2020

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