Thursday 08 April 2021
Sharqia – Fatima Al-Deeb:
Lieutenant General Kamel Al-Wazir, Minister of Transport and Communications, announced the necessity of intensifying working hours and increasing the outputs in order to complete the works of developing crossings and railways as soon as possible.
During his inspection tour in Sharkia governorate, to follow up on the executive position of the notification system update project on the axes “Benha – Zagazig – Ismailia – Port Said – Abu Kabir”, the minister stressed the pressure of train schedules; To provide an opportunity for companies responsible for developing railways and crossings; This is to end the business so that the citizen can benefit in the long term.
The minister listened to a detailed explanation of the performance rates and implementation rates of the signal system modernization project, amid an indication of the completion of the supply of power and communication systems tasks and 80% of the signal system tasks to all project stations, while the completion rate in civil building works reached 72%, in addition to the start External installation works in parallel with the renewal of the railway in Minya Al-Qamh and Shabanat, and coordination in Al-Qantara and Al-Kab with the aim of developing the signaling system into an electronic link system.
The Minister of Transport clarified the removal of obstacles to the implementation of the project of modernization of signs and the speedy completion of the implementation of civil works, as well as the completion of painting the illuminated signs, pointing out that the state has developed a national plan; To develop crossings at the governorate level, including “Minya al-Qamh” crossings; To work with the electronic system instead of the manual system.
During his inspection of the Zagazig train station, and when the box office employee asked about the possibility of returning the previously booked ticket, the latter answered the refusal; The Minister of Transport and Communications issues instructions to accept the ticket in order to avoid selling it on the black market.
For his part, Dr. Mamdouh Ghorab, the Governor of Sharkia, announced that the efficiency and duplication of the “Zagazig-Abu Kabir” road is underway at a cost of 300 million pounds, as a first stage, as well as doubling the distance from Faqous Center to Abu Kabir with a length of 10 kilometers, at a cost of 70 million pounds, to be completed. Implementation of the project during the month of June.
The governor of Sharqia indicated that the “Zagazig-Sinbillawin” free road is being developed with a length of 37.5 km, at a cost of 812 million and 900 thousand pounds, to represent a new traffic corridor linking “Cairo – Belbeis – Zagazig – Senbellawein” with a free road and works to save time and effort in front of Travelers.