Egypt: Locomotive Renewal Programme

An updated General Procurement Notice has been issued by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the Egyptian National Railways (ENR) Locomotive Renewal Programme and support of wider sector reform and the development of lower-carbon and an accessible transport system.

The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of EUR 433 million, will require the procurement of up to 100 new diesel-electric locomotives to operate on the passenger long-distance routes., and incidental services such as supply and maintenance contract.

Tendering for the above contract is expected to begin in the 4th quarter of 2019.

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