Alstom delivers 10 stations on Cairo Metro Line 3


Alstom has supplied, tested and commissioned part of the Cairo Metro line 3 - Ph4 with a total of 10 stations from Heliopolis to Adly Mansour. The stations are equipped with Alstom’s Urbalis signaling system which helps operators to ease commuter congestion. 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 supported the railway infrastructure development in the country. In May 2015, the National Authority of Tunnels (NAT) awarded Alstom, as a consortium leader, a contract to provide system and subsystem design, manufacturing, installation, testing / commissioning, training, maintenance for signaling, centralized control and telecommunication systems for Cairo Metro line 3 Phase 4A.

The NAT also awarded Alstom, as a member of the G3 Power Supply Consortium, a contract for the design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning, training, maintenance of power traction system including rectifier stations, lighting and power stations and switch rooms.

In November 2017, the Egyptian Joint venture of Orascom and Arab contractor as main contractor for Ph4B, awarded Alstom a sub-contract to extend the Cairo Metro Line 3 with additional 4 stations & Main Depot (Adly Mansour).

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