Egypt sign contract to establish railway factory with Russian TMH International AG

The Egyptian National Railways (ENR) has signed a contract to build a sizable factory in the Abu Zaabal workshop with Russia’s Transmash Holding International AG (TMH International AG), according to Ministry of Transportation’s statement.

The agreement considers a first step toward establishing a factory to localise the railway vehicle industry in Egypt, as well as a part of the largest deal of its kind in Egypt’s history.

TMH International AG will prepare special designs to carry out maintenance work, in addition to supplying spare parts for a period of 12 years for each vehicle, Minister of Transport, Kamel al-Wazir said.

Russia will provide technical support for a period of 12 years by 20 experts and transfer expertise to Egyptian workers to enable them to carry out the required maintenance, the statement added.

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