EGYPT: CRRC Qingdao Sifang has won an order to supply 22 six-car electric multiple-units to operate on a railway linking Cairo to 10th of Ramadan City.

The 120 km/h EMUs will be designed with wind- and sand-resistant components to cope with conditions on the 68 km route with 11 stations that is currently under construction.

CRRC will provide 12 years of maintenance for the trainsets, which will have a capacity of 2 222 passengers.