ARCONS with Arab Contractors at Greater Cairo Metro, Adly Mansour Hub

ARCONS sign a contract with Arab Contractors for Fabrication and Assembly works at Greater Cairo Metro Line 3 Phase 4B Hub Space Truss at Adly Mansour Hub Station.

Our scope of works to fabricate and assembly of the Hub Space Truss at yard before erection at Adly Mansour Station Shed

Greater Cairo Metro Line 4

Client: National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) – Ministry of Transport
Contractors: Orascom Construction-Arab Contractors Joint Venture
Scope of Work: The joint venture will be responsible for the full scope of this New Phase of Cairo Metro Line 4

Firstly, Adly Mansour HUB is now officially the country’s first transit hub , The HUB will connect the New Administrative Capital to the rest of the nation and include a commercial investment zone alongside a full-service transport complex. This HUB connects five different modes of transportation: The third metro line, the electric train route, a railway station, SuperJet station, and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).‎

The aim of this HUB project is to smooth traffic flows as the build-out of the new administrative capital continues.

One main component of this hub is the metro is Line 3 phase 4B runs along the middle of Gesr El Suez Street, beginning at Nozha station up to Adly Mansour Station with a ramp to a depot area. The extension will serve as a key section of Line 3, which is estimated to carry around 1.5 mn passengers a day. It will also alleviate traffic congestion in East Cairo, providing commuters with a faster transportation alternative

History of Cairo Metro lines

Metro in Egypt is operated by Egyptian National Railways (ENR) and transported up to 3.5 million passengers per day in 2019.

Cairo Metro in Egypt is operated by Egyptian National Railways (ENR) and transported up to 3.5 million passengers per day in 2019.

With a population of approximately 20 million, Cairo is one of the most densely populated cities in Africa.

Egypt Metro is the first metro network in Africa and has been operational since 1990. The network consists of three lines, and a further three lines are planned.

Line 4 (24km) extends from Nasr City, Abbassia and Giza, Line 5 (19km) starts from Nasr City passes Heliopolis and ends at Shubra el Keima and Line 6 (21km) connects Maadi, Old City Centre, Shubra el Kheima.

Lines and routes

Completed in 1989, Line 1 is 43km-long with 4.5km underground section. It has 35 stations. It covers the Egyptian capital from the north to the south.

Line 2, was built in two phases, one in 1997 and the other in 2004. It is 22km-long and serves 20 stations from the north to the south-west, covering the district of Shoubra El Kheima to Cairo University and the pyramids of Giza.

Cairo Metro Line 3 will be 47.87km-long with 39 stations. The line will connect areas of east Cairo starting from the ring road El-asher area and El-salam city through the station of Adly Mansour and ends in Imbaba and Rod al-Farag road on the ring road west of Cairo.

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