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Egypt, Cairo - eg/17

Metro Line 4

On 24 November 2020  National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) - Ministry of Transport awarded to the Egyptian consortium of the Arab Contractors Company (leader), Concord, Petrojet and Hassan Allam Sons the civil works contract (CP401) for the construction of the western part (13.6 km with 12 stations) of Cairo Metro Line ‎‏4‏‎ - Phase ‎‏1‏‎ ‎‎(Hadayek El Ashgar – El Mesaha). Four TBMs (diameter 6.75 m) are used for the tunnels.  

The contract for the eastern El ‎Mesaha ‎- Amr ibn El Aas section -  5.1km with 5 stations - of the of Cairo Metro Line ‎‏4‏‎ - Phase ‎‏1‏‎,  has been  contracted to Orascom Contracting. The technical review has been completed and the financial review is ongoing.  

On 24 November 2020 the consortium Mitsubishi Corporation (56%)/ Orascom Construction PLC (44%) signed the YEN90 bn/USD800 million contract with the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to execute the Railway Systems, Track and Depot Works Package (CP411) for Cairo Metro Line 4 Phase 1.  The scope of work included signaling, power supply, telecommunication, platform screen door, automatic fare collection, track work and the depot/workshop.   

In April 2022 the consortium Colas Rail (leader), Orascom Construction and Thales signed the EUR650 million contract with Mitsubishi Corporation for the rail systems, track and depots of the first phase of line 4 of the Cairo, Egypt metro. Colas will be responsible for overseeing the project as well as installing the power supply and assisting with building the track and signaling. Orascom will handle the civil engineering works and build the control center, while Thales will supply and install the comms, control and ticketing systems  

MC has been delivering rolling stock to Egypt for more than 50 years, and to date has supplied the country with approximately 1,600 railway cars. 17/22.