EGYPT: The Ministry of Transport signed contracts on August 6 for the supply of rolling stock and track maintenance machines to operate on Cairo metro Line 2.
ISRAEL: The TransJerusalem J-Net consortium of CAF and Shapir has been awarded a PPP concession to build and operate the Green Line tram project in Jerusalem.
EGYPT: A design, build and operate contract for two driverless monorail lines serving Cairo was signed by the National Authority for Tunnels and a consortium of Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors on August 5.
BAHRAIN: The Ministry of Transportation & Telecommunication has shortlisted three bidders to provide consultancy services for the first phase of the country’s planned metro network.
QATAR: Zonegreen has installed its Depot Personnel Protection System at three maintenance and stabling sites on the Doha Metro.
MAURITIUS: The first of 18 light rail vehicles which CAF is supplying for the Metro Express project was delivered on July 4, with five more expected to follow by the end of the year.