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August 19, 2010

Japanese win Cairo metro train order

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EGYPT's National Authority for Tunnels has awarded a contract worth about Yen 18 billion ($US 208 million) for 88 cars for the Cairo metro to a Japanese consortium led by Mitsubishi and including Kinki Sharyo and Toshiba. Kinki Sharyo will manufacture the trains while Toshiba will supply the electrical equipment.
The trains will be delivered in 2012-13. The three companies have already supplied 1400 cars to Egypt.

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