On the 27th of September 2010, The Egyptian National Railways and the French Ministry of Transport celebrate the successful accomplishment of the twining project entitled “ASSISTANCE TO THE EGYPTIAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT FOR REFORMING RAILWAY SAFETY REGULATION, PROCEDURES AND PRACTISES” in intercontinental City Stars. The project lasted 36 months with an amount of 1.5 million Euros
the project was implemented over 36 months with a budget of 1.5 million euros, (12 million Egyptian Pounds), the project results are:
to strengthen the institutional capacity of railway administration
to improve the legislative and regulatory framework
to improve rail freight and passenger transport safety by adapting existing systems and procedures according to European Directives
the preparation and implementation of an overall Safety Management System.