Transportation The arrival of thefirst model vehicle in a deal to supply 1,300 new railway vehicles forpassengers

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Transportation The arrival of thefirst model vehicle in a deal to supply 1,300 new railway vehicles forpassengers

  The Minister of Transport: 33 other new railway vehiclesthat are currently being manufactured in Russia, which will be supplied toEgypt during the coming June. The rest of the vehicles will continue to arrivein batches according to the schedule and at an average of 35 vehicles per monthrailroad cars for passengers, which was signed by the Railways Authority with theRussian company Transmach, representing the Russian-Hungarian alliance, at thevalue of one billion, 16 million and 50 thousand Euros, Where the deal comes in implementation of the directives ofthe political leadership to develop all elements of the railway system and makean important qualitative shift for the fleet of the Railways Authority toprovide a distinguished service to the passengers. Egypt during the comingJune, after the Railways Authority has finished conducting operatingexperiments on the railroad network for the model vehicle, especially since allprocedures for the investment and financing cooperation of the deal have beencompleted, After that, the remaining vehicles will arrive in groupsaccording to the schedule and at an average of 35 vehicles per month. Addingthat the deal of the 1300 new vehicles for passengers includes 800air-conditioned vehicles (500 third-degree air-conditioned, which is a newservice that is offered to passengers for the first time in the history of theEgyptian Railways and 180 luxury second grade and 90 luxury first-classvehicles and 30 air-conditioned buffet vehicles) and 500 third-grade vehicleswith Dynamic ventilation, And that the Ministry is working to support the fleet ofpassenger railroad cars by this type of deals in parallel with the developmentof the current fleet, Pointing out that the deal will contribute to raising theefficiency of daily operation and regularity of operating schedules andproviding a distinguished service for passengers, especially as this coincideswith projects to modernize the infrastructure work of the authority that isbeing implemented from signals systems and the development of sliders and therenewal of bars, And that all these procedures and projects that the Ministryis implementing will result in a qualitative improvement and a boom in thelevel of service in the railways, as well as an increase in safety and securityrates in the operation of trains. It should be noted that all preventive and precautionaryprecautions against the Corona virus have been applied to the crew of the shipcarrying the vehicle and the vehicle, berths and marine units with directcontact with the crews of the ship were sterilized 24-3-2020.

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