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Germany’s Deutsche Bahn announces Egyptian high-speed rail deal at COP27

Egypt’s railway system is notorious for safety issues and German's expertise promises to help.

Germany’s national railway company signed an agreement today to build a high-speed railway in Egypt. 

Deutsche Bahn will build a 2,000-kilometer (1,200-mile) railway network in Egypt. The first line will connect Cairo and Alexandria with the new administrative capital that is currently being planned. Two additional lines will connect Luxor along the Nile River, the Abu Simbel historic sites and the Red Sea port of Hurghada. The project will ultimately provide 90% of Egyptians with rail access, Deutsche Bahn said in a press release. 

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