Alstom and National Authority for Tunnels celebrate entry into commercial service of Cairo Metro …

Alstom has successfully supplied, tested and commissioned part of Cairo Metro line 3 – Ph4 with a total of 10 stations from Heliopolis to Adly Mansour. His excellency the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, the Prime Minister Dr. and the Minister of Transport, Kamel El Wazir, have inaugurated the line with the presence of Dr. Essam Wally the Chairman of NAT (National Authority for Tunnels), and Mena AZER, Project Manager of Alstom Egypt.

« Today Alstom delivered 10 metro stations equipped with its Urbalis signaling solution, in the frame of Cairo Metro line 3 Phase 4 project and accomplished its commitment to always better serve the customer and meet the expectations. Despite the worldwide pandemic crisis, our teams maintained the same level of engagement and succeeded to deliver in the safest conditions » said Mohamed Khalil, Managing Director of Alstom Egypt.

Urbalis is an advanced signalling system that helps operators to ease commuter congestion. Constantly upgraded, the solution aids urban operators in maximizing their performance and capacity while providing standard supervision and control supporting their operational needs. Designed for heavy ridership metros, the system offers a considerable range of functions that improve headway and average speed performance.

Alstom has been present in Egypt for over 40 years and has contributed to support the strong trend of railway infrastructure development in the country. Over decades, Alstom Egypt has developed a local talent pool that is today in charge of a center of excellence related to Signaling, Power Supply and Depot Equipment which is supporting our projects within all MEA region. It is this heritage that has allowed Alstom Egypt to make a significant contribution to Egypt’s rail industry development.

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About Alstom:

Leading the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, Alstom develops and markets integrated systems that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom offers a complete range of equipment and services, from high-speed trains, metros, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom recorded sales of €8.2 billion and booked orders of €9.9 billion in the 2019/20 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 38,900 people.

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Coralie COLLET – Tel.: + 33 (1) 57 06 18 81- coralie.collet@alstomgroup.com
Samuel MILLER – Tel.: +33 (1) 57 06 67 74 – samuel.miller@alstomgroup.com
Catherine PATILLON-KALFA / Acting  – catherine.patillon-kalfa@alstomgroup.com 

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