Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies
Author(s): Omar Khalaf
Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-trains-crises-problems-priorities-and-alternatives/
Over the past decades, hardly a year goes by in Egypt without occurrence of a tragic accident on Egypt’s railways. Since the 1980s, the Egyptian government has addressed railways, means of mass transport and their related bodies as economic enterprises, while most countries all over the world consider railways, public transport and the infrastructure associated with them as public services that are not subject to profit and loss accounts, and seek to expand them with environmental considerations linked to decarbonization, public health, and reduction of road accidents.
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