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Alstom improves Cairo Metro Line 3: Four stations from Attaba to Kit Kat are put into service

Alstom improves Cairo Metro Line 3: Four stations from Attaba to Kit Kat are put into service
photo: Alstom/lstom improves Cairo Metro Line 3: Four stations from Attaba to Kit Kat are put into service
07 / 10 / 2022

Alstom has successfully supplied, tested, and commissioned the signaling, centralized control, and driving modes for Cairo Metro Line 3 – Ph3A with a total of 4 stations from Attaba to Kit Kat. The Minister of Transport Mr. Kamel El Wazir has inaugurated the line with Gen/Eng. Sherif Leil the Chairman of the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), H.E Ambassador Marc Baréty, The French Ambassador to Egypt, Mr. Ramy Salah, Egypt Managing Director, Mr. Mohamed Ali, Customer Director at Alstom Egypt, Mr. Rufino Ortega, Egypt Systems & Infra Managing Director and Mr. Mena Azer, Project Manager of Alstom Egypt.

Cairo Metro Line 3 / AlstomIn November 2015, NAT awarded Alstom a contract to provide system and subsystem design, manufacturing, installation, testing/commissioning, training, and maintenance for signaling, driving modes, centralized control, and telecommunication systems for Cairo Metro Line 3 Phase 3. On the same date, NAT awarded Alstom, as a member of the G3 Power Supply Consortium, a contract for the design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning, training, and maintenance of a power traction system and depot equipment.

“Alstom is proud to have provided its Urbalis signaling solution for line 3 of the Cairo Metro, phase 3A. We are committed to meeting our customer’s expectations and pursuing our long-term partnership with the National Authority for Tunnels. We strive to provide to the country state-of-the-art signaling solutions,” said Ramy Salah, Managing Director of Alstom Egypt.

Cairo Metro Line 3 / Alstom

Urbalis is an advanced signaling system that helps operators to ease commuter congestion. Constantly upgraded, the solution aids urban operators in maximizing their performance and capacity while providing standard supervision and control supporting their operational needs. Designed for heavy ridership metros, the system offers a considerable range of functions that improve headway and average speed performance.

Alstom has been present in Egypt for over 40 years and has contributed to supporting the strong trend of railway infrastructure development in the country. Over decades, Alstom Egypt has developed a local talent pool that is today in charge of a center of excellence related to signaling, Power Supply, and Depot Equipment which is supporting our projects within the AMECA region. It is this heritage that has allowed Alstom Egypt to make a significant contribution to Egypt’s rail industry development.


Source: Alstom Press Releases