Bombardier Named As the Preferred Bidder for $3.3bn Cairo Monorail
Canada headquartered Bombardier the maker of rail transport frameworks is named as the favoured bidder to manufacture and supply administrations for a $3.4bn monorail framework in Egypt’s capital Cairo. With the transport division, Bombardier Transportation will assemble the venture – which will associate East Cairo with New Administrative City and Sixth October City to Giza – in the organisation with Egypt’s Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors.
The Canadian firm will manufacture venture in association with Egypt’s Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors. The potential estimation of the offer for Bombardier Transportation is $1.3bn for the structure and construction contract. Activities and upkeep arrangement spreading over at any rate of 15 years, with a potential estimation of generally $1.2bn is additionally incorporated into the extension, and Bombardier said the requested grant is liable to contract and last affirmation.
The moving stock piece will be created and worked in Derby, the UK where the mammoth task of $3.4bn task comprises of two monorail lines. One is a 54km track interfacing the nation’s 700km2 New Administration Capital – found around 45km east of the present capital – with East Cairo. A moment 42km line will interface sixth October City with Giza on the west bank of the Nile stream. July 2017 saw Egypt consent to an arrangement with Bombardier to fund and build Cairo’s 6th metro line. Tarek Gamal El-Din, Chairman of the National Authority for Tunnels, marked the arrangement in Cairo with Laurent Bouyer, Bombardier’s then VP of showcasing and deals for Western Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
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