Zamil Steel Egypt supplies steel structures for the Light Rail Transit project in Egypt

Monday, 7th June 2021

Zamil Steel Buildings Co., Egypt has been awarded a contract by China Railway Construction Engineering Group for the Light Rail Transit project in Cairo, Egypt.

Under the terms of the contract, Zamil Steel Egypt will supply custom-made steel structures for the overhead catenary system and all supporting units for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing works, using around 2,120 metric tons of steel, for the light rail transit (LRT) project, which will connect El Salam City and the New Administrative Capital through 10th of Ramadan City in Egypt.

The 90-kilometer high-speed rail line will enter passenger service in October 2021, with a capacity of 500,000 commuters per day. It guarantees speedy transportation between Cairo and the new cities (Obour – Mostakbal – Shorouk – New Heliopolis – Badr – Industrial Zone and the 10th of Ramadan – the New Administrative Capital) with a total of 16 stations.