Bombardier named preferred bidder for €3 billion Cairo monorail project
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. ■