Salam City-10th of Ramadan City Electric Train progress rate data has been released by the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation following a visit by Minister Kamel al-Wazir to the construction sites.
According to the report, twenty percent of the railroads, stretching over a distance of 90 kilometers, are finished while construction of stations is over by 71.5 percent in the first and second phases.
The first phase stretches between Adly Mansour Metro Station in Al Salam City and Administrative Capital Station I and it has a total of 11 stations. The second phase on the other hand lies within the New Administrative Capital and ends in Administrative Capital Station II.
These are planned for the inauguration in October this year.
Call to work around the clock to deliver the project
The minister stressed the importance of working around the clock according to the project’s schedule and that all work be done at the highest quality, as this is a major project vital to the development of the new cities.
The line will also guarantee speedy transportation between Cairo and the new cities which are Obour, Mostakbal, Shorouk, New Heliopolis, Badr, Industrial Zone and the 10th of Ramadan, and the New Administrative Capital.
The transportation capacity of the electric train is 30,000 passengers with a total of 500,000 passengers per day.
Salam City-10th of Ramadan City Electric Train phase three
The third phase consists of four stations which are the Administrative Capital Station I, the State Strategic Command Center Station, the Olympic Games City Station, and, the Exchange Station. The High-speed Electric Train in this phase will operate between Alamein City on the Mediterranean and Ain Sokhna Station on the Red Sea.
Currently, cadastral and land surveying are underway so as to come up with the appropriate designs for the project.