GE to supply Egypt 100 locomotives

GE, the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and Egyptian National Railways (ENR) signed a Letter of Intent for the supply of 100 GE ES30ACi Light Evolution Series Locomotives. The value of the agreement is USD 575 million. The Letter includes a 15-year agreement for parts and technical support for GE locomotives in ENR’s new and current fleet. The agreement also includes technical training aimed at improving local capabilities and technical skills for more than 275 ENR engineers and employees in region.
“This marks a major milestone for Egypt and reflects a long-standing relationship with the Ministry of Transportation and ENR. Today, ENR’s fleet includes roughly 80 GE Evolution Series locomotives to move people and goods critical to Egypt’s economy. With this agreement, we will help the region improve its rail infrastructure and bring products to market faster and more efficiently,” Jamie Miller, GE Transportation CEO said.
The GE ES30ACi Light Passenger Evolution Series Locomotives are equipped with a 12-cylinder, 3,200 horsepower GE Evolution Series engine. The locomotive delivers high power output to enable enhanced productivity and flexibility in heavy haul operations, as well as enhanced reliability. The locomotives can be used to transport passengers or freight.

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