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Alstom awarded EUR876m rolling stock contract for Cairo Metro Line 1

Egypt's National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) awarded (08-Nov-2021) Alstom a EUR876 million contract to deliver 55 Metropolis trains for the upgraded Cairo Metro Line 1. Under the agreement, Alstom will manufacture nine-car Metropolis trainsets and provide maintenance services for an eight-year period. Further, a training and development plan will be rolled out in partnership with the Egyptian Company for Metro Management & Operations (ECM), the state-owned operator of Cairo Metro Line 1. The agreement is financed by France's Government. [more - original PR]

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