Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has held a meeting to follow up on the implementation progress of the High-Speed Electric Train project, connecting Ain Sokhna, New Administrative Capital (NAC), Alamein City, and Matrouh, Invest-Gate reports.

The meeting has witnessed the presence of Kamel El Wazir, Minister of Transport, Essam Wali, head of the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), Hossam El-Din Mostafa, President of The Public Authority for Roads and Bridges, and Alaa Mustafa, assistant Minister of Transport for Technical Office Affairs.

During the meeting, El Wazir reviews the project’s execution rate, which comes under the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to provide transportation services across governorates.

Additionally, the minister remarks that the high-speed electric train is 620 km in length and has a total of 21 stations including eight express stations to connect the governorates of Suez, Cairo, Giza, Menoufia, Beheira, Alexandria, and Matrouh.

The minister clarifies that the backfilling and digging work in the East Nile sector (Ain Sokhna, NAC, and Helwan) are underway, with a length of 120 km, in addition to the implementation of seven bridges, two tunnels, and 93 culverts. For the West Nile sector (Badrashin, October, Wadi El Natroun, Borg El Arab, Alexandria, Alamein, and Matrouh, witnessed 75 industrial works with a length of 400 km.