Meeting of Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir and French Ambassador to Cairo Marc Barety on June 21, 2022. Other opportunities include partnering up with one of the French companies to develop, manage, and operate the existing locomotive maintenance workshops of Abou Zaabal and Kom Abou Rady. The minister and the ambassador similarly conferred over Egypt's requested acquisition of funding to buy locomotives for the sixth line. Thus, Minister Kamel presented the developments of the ongoing studies needed to implement the project and get financing. The metro's first line was the first underground metro in Africa and the Middle East as it started operation in 1987.
Source: Egypt Today June 22, 2022 18:30 UTC