Luxury tourist train to operate ahead of Eid between Cairo, Aswan

A luxury tourist train will be launched on the Cairo-Luxor/Aswan line from August 26 to the 29 2017 for the upcoming Eid al-Adha holiday, said Deputy Chairman of the Railways Authority and official spokesperson of the Authority, Reda Abu Harga.

Harga said in a statement Friday that the train will be operating for the first time since its comprehensive development, a joint cooperation between the Qader factory, affiliated to the Arab Organization for Industrialization and the Railway Authority workshops.

Chairman of the National Company for Sleeping Wagons and Hotel Services, Mohamed Nasrallah, said that the train will depart from Giza station at 6:15 pm and arrive at Aswan station at 6:30 am. The train also has a VIP Top wagon, he added.

Edited Translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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