4 new trains to operate in Metro second line mid-May
Passengers are seen boarding the carriages of the new metro line in Cairo on February 21, 2012, linking the central Ataba district with the subrub of Abbasiya, two of the Egyptian capital's busiest neighborhoods. AFP

CAIRO: Four new trains will relieve technical problems faced by the Metro lines, said head of the National Authority for Tunnels Ismail al-Nagdy Wednesday.

Nagdy told Youm7 that technical problems were behind the system’s delays, noting that the authority is about to fix these problems, and the new trains would be operational in mid-May.

Nagdy added that vehicles are being repaired in Shubra el-Kheima workshops that are specialized in fixing metro second line vehicles.

Originally published in Youm7.

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