A consortium comprising Orascom Development and Mitsubishi has secured an $800m contract to carry out works for the primary section of Cairo Metro’s Line 4.
The contract, awarded by the Egyptian Authorities’s Nationwide Authority for Tunnels (NAT), entails the supply of the Railway Programs, Monitor and Depot Works Package deal (CP411).
The scope of works contains the supply of observe work, signalling, energy provide and telecommunication techniques.
The consortium will even be accountable for constructing depots/workshop, in addition to supplying the metro line with automated fare assortment techniques and platform display screen doorways.
Orascom Development CEO Osama Bishai stated: “This contract is testomony to our power within the transportation sector and builds on our longstanding involvement within the growth of Cairo Metro.
“We’re happy to companion with Mitsubishi on this new line, which will likely be receiving funding from the Japanese Worldwide Company Company and to collaborate as soon as once more with our repeat consumer, the Nationwide Authority for Tunnels.
“This mission additionally positions us for future work on this sector, starting from new phases of the Cairo Metro to new railway tasks.”
As agreed, Mitsubishi will ship gear for constructing the railway techniques and can deal with the related administrative work. However, Orascom will ship the mission’s civil engineering work, construct the prepare operation management centre and different amenities.
The primary section of the underground Cairo Metro Line Four will run from central Cairo to the Giza Pyramid Complicated within the south-western a part of Better Cairo.
The 19km stretch will characteristic 16 stations.
The mission is funded by a world mortgage by the Japan Worldwide Cooperation Company (JICA).