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Signalling equipment installed on section of Beni Suef-Assuyt line

Posted: 19 July 2021 | | No comments yet

Alstom has successfully installed and commissioned its SIL 4 signalling Electronic Interlocking System on the Quseia section of the Beni Suef-Assuyt railway line in Egypt.

Signalling equipment installed on the Quseia Sector of the Beni Suef-Assuyt line

Credit: Alstom

Alstom has successfully installed and commissioned its SIL 4 signalling Electronic Interlocking System (IXL solution-Smartlock 400 GP), including a support system and SCADA that supervises and controls different subsystems, based on Alstom Iconis, TLC system and 11 kv power supply sub-station.

Quseia is considered the 9th commissioned setion of the Beni Suef-Assuyt line in Egypt.

The Quseia section length is 15km and connected with Abu-Qurqas, Roda, Mallawi and Deirut stations which are already in service.

Overall, the length commissioned is 131km with nine stations, 40 level crossings and 186-point machines, and this inauguration occured one week after the inauguration of the automatic area of the Samalut section. The automatic area of Samalut is 6km with one secondary building.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Eng. Mostafa Shahin, Head of Signaling System at ENR, Eng., Emad Assad, Upper Egypt Zone Manager at ENR, Eng., Ashraf Khalifa, Head of Operation Department, Eng., Mohamed Magdy, BSA Executive Project Manager at ENR, Eng., Mohamed Fawzy, Operations Manager at ENR, and Mr. Ramzi Agoudjil, Alstom Egypt BSA Project Director.

Mohamed Khalil, Managing Director for Alstom in Egypt, said: “I am proud and inspired by the way our company has risen to this challenge; thank you to each and every one of you for your contribution, and let’s continue to work together.”

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