Cairo Metro Line 3 (PHASE 3)

Development Partner: European Investment Bank
Start Date: 23/09/2012
Closing Date: 31/12/2019
Total Financing: EUR 600.00 million
Total Financing Equivalent: US$ 778.77 million
Government's Sector: Transport
Implementing Entity: The National Authority For Tunnels
Governorate: Cairo

Development Program Objectives:

The project will extend Line 3 to serve the main transportation corridors of urban greater Cairo, involving 17.7 km of new track and 15 stations. It is intended to enhance mobility and access to jobs and social services, particularly among the poorer citizens of Cairo. The project is being co-financed by the Agence Française de Développement (AfD).

Development Impact:

The Cairo Metro’s expansion will help to reduce traffic congestion and pollution and promote the use of public transport, thus contributing to more sustainable development of the city.

US$ 2,753.76 million

Total amount of the current ODA provided by European Investment Bank to Egypt


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