Cairo metro - Line No. 3

Line to Caire AIrport

Underground Works

Egypt, 2007-2013

General description

Line 3 totals 33 km and 29 stations. It links Imbaba to Cairo Airport.

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

Tunnel excavation involved a technical innovation: it was driven with an earth-pressure-balance TBM that can be converted into a slurry machine.

Consortium

BOUYGUES TRAVAUX PUBLICS 26 % / VINCI CONSTRUCTION GRANDS PROJETS 28,50% / ARAB CONTRACTORS 27,50 % / ORASCOM 18 %

Project owner

EGYPTIAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

Key figures

10,8 Km

of tunnel

9

stations

2

TBMs

Locations

https://maps.google.fr/maps/ms?authuser=0&vps=2&ie=UTF8&msa=0&output=kml&msid=215408146226635276623.0004d10c807755ae0308d

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