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Egyptian President issues directive for rolling stock modernisation programme

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi issued directives to modernise the country's existing rail car and carriages with new rolling stock by the end of 2021 (ArabFinance.com, 25-Apr-2021). Transport minister Kamel El-Wazir confirmed the fleet modernisation programme includes the establishment of train maintenance workshops for new Talgo trainsets. The new workshop development programme is approximately 98% complete, according to Mr El-Wazir.

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