Cairo Metro

Opened 1987. Network of three lines serving 69 stations. See Cairo network map.A city-centre tunnel section opened on September 26 1987 extending Egyptian National Railways’ Helwan line north from Al Sayeda Zeinab to Al Shohadaa (4·2 km, 5 stations), creating metro Line 1. The link north onto the El Marg ...

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