Cairo Metro Line 3 Works will Begin

Cairo Metro Line 3 Works will Begin
June 17, 2009 6:54 am

A consortium headed by French construction company Vinci will soon begin the second phase of work on the €569m Cairo Metro Line 3.

The 6.2km-long underground line with four stations will be extended further towards the east from Abbasiya to Al Ahram (Heliopolis).

The French government has agreed to lend €200m over 17 years and the rest has been contributed by the French Development Agency (€100m) and the Egyptian government (€269m).

Vinci is currently working on the €500m Phase I of Line 3. The 4.3km-long line with five underground stations will run between Attaba and Abbasiya.

The first phase of the line will become operational by October 2011 and the second phase by 2013. 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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