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Lieutenant General Kamel the Minister, Minister of Transport, revealed that the designed speed of the train of the “Sokhna / Matrouh” train project is 250 km / h, the operational speed of the express electric train is 230 km / h, the regional electric trains are 160 km / h, and the speed of electric cargo tractors is 120 km / h. .
He pointed out that the project includes 20 stations, including 8 express train stations and 12 regional stations.
He added, during his inspection tour of the fast electric train, that the new trains are characterized by a higher transport capacity of the line, which reduces traffic congestion, achieves higher safety for passengers, better impact on the environment, helps economic development, strengthens the infrastructure of the region, and helps contain urban sprawl.
He pointed out that the implementation of a fast electric train line (passengers & goods) linking the city of Ain Sokhna on the Red Sea coast to the city of Matrouh on the Mediterranean coast, passing through the new administrative capital, the 6th of October city, the city of Burj Al Arab and the new Alamein. This project will contribute to linking the new administrative capital and cities The new railway network to transport passengers and goods through a fast, modern and safe means of transport.