Railway Delegation 2022

An Austrian Delegation of companies from the Railway Sector headed by H.E. Dr. Georg Stillfried, Austrian Ambassador to Egypt, visited Cairo from 20 to 23 February 2022 to showcase how they can support the development of the Egyptian railway sector. The delegation consisted of 9 companies specialized in the railways technologies sector. 


The activities of the companies included:

  • Underground constructions
  • Tunnel projects
  • Engineering services and Polyurethane solutions
  • Track Maintenance Vehicles
  • Profile measurement for predictive maintenance
  • Software service solutions for the construction sector
  • Machines and machine concepts for the cost-efficient maintenance
  • Railway infrastructure system solutions

Please see the full list of the participating companies below.

Highlight of the delegation’s program was the meeting with H.E. Ltd. General Eng. Kamel Al Wazir, Minister of Transport, who discussed ongoing and upcoming projects and the possible involvement of Austrian companies in these projects. Furthermore, group meetings were organized with Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors, where Austrian companies were also able to showcase their expertise and discuss joint collaborations. Each respective company also conducted additional one-on-one meetings with other authorities and companies in the Egyptian Railway Sector.

Excited about the opportunities in the Railway Sector in Egypt, the Commercial Counsellor at the Austrian Embassy, Mr. Georg Krenn said: “Austrian companies in the Railway Sectors are well known for the quality products and services as well as for their flexibility in securing business success for all parties involved. They are world-leaders in some areas of their expertise, and they are committed to help driving the Egyptian Railway Sector further. In the Railway sector, Egypt and Austria are a perfect match. The interest from Austrian companies in bringing their solutions to Egypt remains high and now is the time for them to work in partnership with Egyptian authorities and companies.”