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Egypt Posts

During 2013 I created a personal (not official) website for Egyptian Railways, to try to create an international community interest in this interesting and historic system. This coincided with the revolution and military coup, which led to far-reaching consequences for the railways. I have preserved some of my 2013 blog posts here below:

Badrasheen to Abu Ragwan

Badrasheen is a wayside station about 25 miles south of central Cairo on the western Giza bank of the River Nile. Facing it on the Nile’s east bank is Helwan, southern terminus of Line 1 of Cairo’s extensive Metro network. Just west are the ruins of the original city of Memphis from ancient Egypt. Memphis...
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El-Ayat to Cairo

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1516051561677{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]This is definitely a place name that demonstrates how difficult it is to write Arabic words in English letters. There are nearly half a dozen ways of writing the town’s name, from el-ayat, aiyat, ayyat, ayyaat, al-‘ayat and so forth. The name is related to the word for tailor, which might...
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