Alstom to Install Signalling System to Cairo Metro

Alstom to Install Signalling System to Cairo Metro
December 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Alstom has been awarded by National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) a contract worth €15 million to provide a signalling system to equip the new maintenance depot of the Cairo metro line 1. The solution will be deployed in the course of 2017.

This is part of NAT’s project to upgrade its metro line 1 built in 1989 which is the backbone of the Greater Cairo underground metro network. The line ridership is 2 million passengers per day.

Alstom will provide the computer-based interlocking system which will guarantee the safety of the trains while moving in the depot. Alstom will also supply SCADA for traffic and traction, and telecommunications equipment that will provide fire detection, sound equipment, and phone and CCTV  services.

This follows two contracts awarded this year by NAT to Alstom for the supply of signalling and infrastructure solutions for Phase 3    and 4A   of line 3 of the Cairo metro. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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