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Alstom puts into service the Samalut Sector of the Beni Suef Assuyt railway line in Egypt

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4 April 2021 – Alstom has successfully installed and commissioned its SIL 4 signaling Electronic Interlocking SYSTEM (IXL solution-SmartLock 400 GP), including a support system and SCADA that supervises and controls different subsystems, based on Alstom ICONIS, TLC system and 11 kv power supply sub-station. Samalut is considered the 8th commissioned sector of the Beni Suef Assuyt line.

On this occasion, the Minister of Transport, Lieutenant General Kamel El Wazir has visited the pre-dynamic tests on 3rd April.

Samalut sector length is 14 km and connected with Maghagha, Beni Mazar and Matai stations which are already in service. Overall, the length commissioned is 110 km with 8 stations, 37 level crossings and 174-point machines.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Eng. Hussein Rashidy, Head of signaling system at ENR, Eng. Shaban Mahmoud, Upper Egypt Zone Manager at ENR, Eng. Mostafa Shahin, Head of strategic projects departments, Eng. Mohamed Magdy, BSA Executive Project Manager at ENR, Eng. Mohamed Fawzy, operations Manager at ENR, Eng. Ahmed Essam, Head of civil works and Ramzi Agoudjil, Alstom Egypt BSA Project Director.

“We are very proud of the great sense of responsibility and inclusivity of our Egyptian team; thanks to their great work and dedication, we have delivered the 8th commissioned sector of the Beni Suef Assuyt Project. We are committed to meeting our customers’ expectations and pursuing our long-term partnership with the Egyptian National Railways. We strive to provide to the country the state-of-the-art signaling solutions.” said Mohamed Khalil, Managing Director Alstom Egypt.

Alstom has been a partner to Egypt’s railways since 1971 continuously supporting railway infrastructure development in the country. Over these years, Alstom Egypt has established a local talent pool and Center of Excellence (COE) related to signaling, power supply and depot equipment to support projects across its Africa-Middle East-Central Asia region. It is this rich heritage that has enabled Alstom to make a significant contribution to Egypt’s rail industry development. Today, Alstom employs approximately 500 people in Egypt and its current projects include the modernization of signaling system on the Beni Sueif – Assyut line and two monorail lines for Cairo.

Alstom remains fully committed to the principles of operating an ethical business and sets clear guidelines in order to deal with public authorities and customers.