Middle East & Africa urban rail news

The latest metro, light rail and suburban rail industry news from the Middle East and Africa.

Esfahan metro reaches Soffeh

16 Jul 2018

IRAN: The sole line of the Esfahan metro was extended south from Azadi to Soffeh on July 10. The 4 km extension adds four stations, taking Line 1 to 20·2 km with 20 stations. On the same day two infill stations were opened ... more

Kadmar Group’s specialist heavy load logistics company EGL has won a contract to transport equipment for the construction of a 68 km electrified rail link which is being built to link Cairo with the new administrative capital.

Cairo construction fleet delivered

16 Jul 2018

EGYPT: Kadmar Group’s specialist heavy load logistics company EGL has won a contract to transport equipment for the construction of a 68 km electrified rail link which is being built to link Cairo with the new administrative ... more

Tatra-Yug has rolled out the first of 15 trams which it is to supply to Alexandria Passenger Transportation Authority.

Alexandria tram rolled out

26 Jun 2018

EGYPT: Tatra-Yug has rolled out the first of 15 trams which it is to supply to Alexandria Passenger Transportation Authority. The air-conditioned two-section high-floor tram is 22 m long. Deliveries from Tatra Yug’s factory ... more