Egypt inaugurates Adly Mansour transport hub, the largest in the Middle East and Africa
On Sunday, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi attended the inauguration of the Egyptian transport hub at Adly Mansour Central Station, which is the largest station in the Middle East and Africa, reports the Service d state information.
On the same day, the President also inaugurated an electric train station (Light Rail Transit) linking Al Salam, the 10th of Ramadan, and the new administrative capital.
As the first of its kind in the Middle East, the Adly Mansour transport hub in Egypt is a multi-mode transport hub that connects a variety of different types of travel in one central area, making commuting much more convenient. easy for those who need to change methods. transport.
The different types of transport include: intercity coach, passenger train, regional bus and passenger train, local bus, rail transit and other local modes, as well as shuttles and taxis.
The station offers fast transportation between Greater Cairo and the new cities – Al-Obour, Al-Mostakbal, Al-Shorouk, New Heliopolis, Badr, Industrial Zone, 10th of Ramadan and the new administrative capital.
The duration of the journey from Adly Mansour, the starting point of the SLR, to the Nouvelle Capitale Administrative station, the end point, will not exceed 45 minutes.
Each wagon can carry 300 passengers, with a total capacity of 1,300 passengers. The cabin is also equipped with two surveillance cameras to monitor the route and the driver.
Next to the transportation hub is a shopping center that includes retail stores of varying sizes, as well as outdoor spaces.
The Egyptian Ministry of Transport and a consortium of Egyptian companies – Bombardier Transport, The Arab Contractors Company and Orascom – were responsible for building the project, while Chinese international CREC-AVIC INTL manufactured the trains and RATP Dev French should manage the operation.
The ticket for three stops on the LRT will cost 15 EGP (0.8 USD), while six-stop journeys are priced at 20 EGP (1 USD), nine-stop journeys for 25 EGP (1.3 USD) and 12 stops for 35 EGP. ($1.9).
Customers can purchase tickets through the Egyptian National Railway mobile app available on Apple Store and Play Store.
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