The Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operations announced that the third metro line would operate at full capacity on Wednesday, following a three-day closure caused by a collision in Abbaseya Station on Sunday.
The company spokesperson, Ahmed Abdel Hadi said the remains of the collision have been removed and a test run for the metro line was being conducted in preparation for bringing it back to service in a few hours.
The committee formed by the transport minister continues to investigate the collision and will submit the findings to the prosecutor.
A preliminary report revealed that the total losses amounted to about LE30 million because of the two damaged cars, in addition to a loss in revenues that amounted to about LE600,000, as the average number of passengers reaches 200,000 people per day.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm