First light rail system under construction in Egypt

Photo shows the light rail train during a trial run at Adly Mansour railway station in Cairo, Egypt on June 30, 2022. Egypt is building its first light rail transit (LRT) system, which will be the first means of mass transport linking the new Administrative Capital of Greater Cairo when completed. (Photo: Xinhua)


Photo shows the light rail train during a trial run at Adly Mansour railway station in Cairo, Egypt on June 30, 2022. Egypt is building its first light rail transit (LRT) system, which will be the first means of mass transport linking the new Administrative Capital of Greater Cairo when completed.  (Photo: Xinhua)

Photo shows the light rail train during a trial run at Adly Mansour railway station in Cairo, Egypt on June 30, 2022. Egypt is building its first light rail transit (LRT) system, which will be the first means of mass transport linking the new Administrative Capital to Greater Cairo when completed. (Photo: Xinhua)

Workers clean the light rail train during a trial run at Adly Mansour station in Cairo, Egypt, June 30, 2022. Egypt is building its first light rail transit (LRT) system, which will be the first means of mass transport linking the new Administrative Capital to Greater Cairo when completed.  (Photo: Xinhua)

Workers clean the light rail train during a trial run at Adly Mansour station in Cairo, Egypt, June 30, 2022. Egypt is building its first light rail transit (LRT) system, which will be the first means of mass transport linking the new Administrative Capital to Greater Cairo when completed. (Photo: Xinhua)

Workers clean the light rail train during a trial run at Adly Mansour station in Cairo, Egypt, June 30, 2022. Egypt is building its first light rail transit (LRT) system, which will be the first means of mass transport linking the new Administrative Capital to Greater Cairo when completed.  (Photo: Xinhua)

Workers clean the light rail train during a trial run at Adly Mansour station in Cairo, Egypt, June 30, 2022. Egypt is building its first light rail transit (LRT) system, which will be the first means of mass transport linking the new Administrative Capital to Greater Cairo when completed. (Photo: Xinhua)

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