SPEEDING TOWARDS SUCCESS: AWARDING OF THE HIGH-SPEED RAIL (GREEN LINE) MEP PACKAGE NO.3 IN EGYPT

Apr-2024

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Kamel El Wazir, Ministry of Transportation and the National Authority of Tunnels has awarded the High-Speed Rail Green Line project to a joint venture comprising The Arab Contractors of Egypt, Elsewedy Electric Power Systems Projects (PSP), and Orascom. The project will utilize Siemens electric trains to connect major cities in Egypt through a network of 21 stations. 

Elsewedy Electric PSP, a key player in the joint venture, is tasked with the construction and testing of seven stations along the route: New Capital, Wadi El Natroun, Giza, Sidi Abdel Rahman, El Dabaa, Ras El Hekma, and Marsa Matrouh. 

The high-speed rail route spans from Ain Sokhna to October Gardens, branching south to Al-Ayat to link with a second line, and north to Alexandria, Alamein, and Marsa Matrouh. Covering approximately 675 km and featuring 21 stations (13 high-speed train stations and 8 regional stations), the project is slated for completion within 36 months. The design speed is set at 250 km/h, with electric express trains operating at 230 km/h, regional electric trains at 160 km/h, and electric freight tractors at 120 km/h. 

The awarding of this prestigious project marks a significant milestone for the joint venture, opening doors to new growth opportunities and showcasing their expertise as construction and service providers in the mobility sector.  

Together, they are dedicated to #ConnectEgypt through this transformative high-speed rail project. 

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Speeding Towards Success: ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC PSP Awarded High-Speed Rail Project in Egypt

May-2024

ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC Power System Projects (PSP), in a joint venture with The Arab Contractors and Orascom, has secured a major contract for the construction of Egypt's ambitious High-Speed Rail (Green Line) project. Awarded by the Ministry of Transportation's National Authority of Tunnels, this landmark project will link major cities across the country through an extensive network of 21 stations. 

ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC PSP's role in this monumental undertaking is substantial. The company will be responsible for the construction and testing of seven key stations along the route: New Capital, Wadi El Natroun, Giza, Sidi Abdel Rahman, El Dabaa, Ras El Hekma, and MarsaMatrouh. 

The high-speed rail network, spanning an impressive 675 kilometers, will connect Ain Sokhna to October Gardens, with branches extending south to Al-Ayat and north to Alexandria, Alamein, and MarsaMatrouh. This prominent project is scheduled for completion within 36 months, and will feature state-of-the-art electric trains supplied by Siemens. 

With a design speed of 250 km/h and operational speeds of 230 km/h for express trains, 160 km/h for regional trains, and 120 km/h for electric freight tractors, this high-speed rail network will revolutionize transportation in Egypt, offering unparalleled efficiency and connectivity. 

For ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC PSP, this project represents a significant milestone, opening up new avenues for growth and enabling the company to showcase its expertise as both a construction powerhouse and a leading service provider in the mobility sector.  

As Egypt continues its rapid development, projects like the High-Speed Rail (Green Line) will play a pivotal role in driving economic growth, facilitating trade, and enhancing the quality of life for millions of Egyptians. ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC PSP's involvement in this transformative initiative is a testament to the company's relentless efforts to contribute to the nation's progress and cement its position as a leader in the construction and mobility industries.