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Bombardier named preferred bidder for €3 billion Cairo monorail project

Christian Fernsby |
Bombardier Transportation has been named preferred bidder to build and supply a new monorail system in Cairo, Egypt.

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The potential value of the bid for Bombardier Transportation is €1.2 billion for the design and build contract.

In addition, there is a 15+15 years operations and maintenance deal with a potential value of about €1.1 billion.

The rolling stock part of the order will be developed and built in Derby, UK.

The project is for the delivery of a 54km monorail system connecting the New Administrative City with East Cairo as well as a second 42km line connecting 6th October City with Giza.

Bombardier Transportation will deliver the project in partnership with two Egyptian companies Orascom Construction and the Arab Contractors.

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