29 November 2023
From November 5-8 in Cairo, SYSTRA participated in the fifth edition of the prestigious TransMEA 2023 Transport, Logistics, Infrastructure & Traffic Fair and Forum for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

350 exhibitors from 20 different countries: some of the biggest names in in the areas of railways, metro, monorail, electric transportation, roads, and bridges, ITS, road safety, and traffic, maritime transportation, shipping, seaports, and logistics, as well as information and communication technology rubbed shoulders in the 35,000 square-metre space.

The TransMEA, established in 2018, brings together international and regional stakeholders to present cutting-edge solutions, emerging trends, innovative products, and the latest technologies that enhance the efficiency and speed of transport and logistics services.

A large number of Arab and African transport ministers, foreign ambassadors, and heads of major international companies in the transport field attend the TransMEA.

In the foreground, from left to right: Rabie El Majidi (Tunisian Minister of Transport), Kamel Al Wazir (Egyptian Minister of Transport), Faiçal Chaabane (Senior Vice President Egypt)
The SYSTRA stand at the TransMEA exhibition

Our historical presence in Egypt and our fruitful collaboration with the Ministry of Transport means that our presence at this event is obvious.  The visit to our stand by the Egyptian Minister of Transport, HE Kamel Al Wazir, and his Tunisian counterpart, HE Rabie El Majidi, highlighted our role as a key player in the Egyptian rail sector. Our experts were able to promote SYSTRA’s services and references and to discuss with our clients, prospects, and partners. Our teams in Egypt are honoured to be playing such a significant role in the growth of sustainable public transport in the country.

Faiçal Chaabane, Senior Vice President Egypt & North Africa Executive Director

SYSTRA projects in the spotlight

During the inauguration of the fair, Egypt’s Prime Minister gave the green light for the experimental operation of the third and final stage of Cairo Metro Line 3 where SYSTRA is the Consulting Engineer in charge of the Supervision of the entire line.

The external courtyard of TransMEA 2023 showcased railway electric traction projects, including the first Desiro Train, a regional train that features a groundbreaking combination of innovation and environmental sustainability. This Desiro trains will be part of the fleet of the first High Speed Train in Egypt where SYSTRA is acting as General Consultant – Employer’s Representative on behalf of the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT).

The Desiro train will roll on Egypt’s new EET high-speed rail network

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