The Egyptian National Railway authority is introducing “Top VIP” service on eight lines between Cairo, Alexandria, and Aswan, with a set ticket price of LE150 between Cairo and Alexandria and LE350 between Cairo and Aswan.
The Top VIP coaches are distinguished from the rest of the air-conditioned train coaches by a separate buffet and LCD screens loaded with movies attached to eat seat.
The following lines and schedules will have the new option:
Cairo to Aswan: Train number 2014 departs at 9:00 pm, arrives at 9:40 am the next morning.
Aswan to Cairo: The same line departs at 4:00 pm, arrives at 4:30 am.
Cairo to Alexandria (morning): Train number 905, departs at 8:00 am, arrives at 10:35 am.
Cairo to Alexandria (afternoon): Train number 917, departs at 2:00 pm, arrives at 4:35 pm.
Cairo to Alexandria (evening): Train number 927, departs at 7:00 pm, arrives at 9:35 pm.
Alexandria to Cairo (morning): Train number 906, departs at 7:00 am, arrives at 9:30 am.
Alexandria to Cairo (afternoon): Train number 916, departs at 2:00 pm, arrives at 4:35 pm.
Alexandria to Cairo (evening); Train number 926, departs at 7:00 pm, arrives at 9:35 pm.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm