Cairo, Egypt – The Egyptian Ministry of Transport signs an agreement with the leading international groups in the consulting, and mobility sectors, Egis and Setec, for the second phase of Cairo Metro Line 6 Studies . The agreement was signed with the attendance of the Minister of Transport, H.E. Kamal El Wazir and the French Ambassador to Egypt, H.E. Marc Baréty, as well as esteemed members from the Ministry of Transport (MOT), and the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT).
The Cairo Metro Line 6 Project is a pivotal component of Egypt's comprehensive plans to revolutionize its public transport system. This ambitious project will extend over 34 kilometres, traversing North to South through various Greater Cairo neighbourhoods, aimed at expanding capacity and providing seamless transportation services for millions of citizens. The agreement signed solidifies the commitment to the continued development of Egypt’s public transportation network aimed at enhancing and improving the passenger experience for millions of citizens.
The Egis-led JV conducted the first phase of studies for the Cairo Metro Line 6 which plans to alleviate congestion on the existing Cairo Metro Line 1 while granting commuters more choices for efficient travel throughout the city and connecting with the Metro Lines 1, 3, and 4. By expanding and modernizing the public transport network, the Egis-Setec JV and the Egyptian Ministry of Transport are collaboratively working towards a sustainable, eco-friendly, and passenger-centric transportation system.