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Egypt receives ninth air-conditioned train for underground metro from South Korea

Under the deal, the South Korean company will manufacture 32 air-conditioned trains for Cairo’s third underground metro line

MENA , Wednesday 12 May 2021
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Egyptian Transport Minister Kamel El-Wazir said on Wednesday that Egypt has received the ninth air-conditioned train for Cairo’s underground metro in accordance with a contract with Hyundai Rotem.

Under the deal, the South Korean company will manufacture 32 air-conditioned trains for Cairo’s third underground metro line.

The company will also be in charge of maintaining the trains for eight years, according to a statement by the transport ministry.

The minister added that Egypt has also received components for the second of the 10 trains that will be assembled locally by a factory owned by the Arab Organisation of Industrialisation.

Egypt has also received the first of six trains for the second metro line under a contract with Hyundai Rotem.

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