Bombardier Transportation will deliver the project in partnership with Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors.
The potential value of the bid is €1.2bn (£1bn) for the design & build contract. In addition, there is a 15-year operations and maintenance deal with a potential value of about €1.1bn (£970m). The rolling stock part of the order will be developed and built in Derby, UK.
The project is for the delivery of a 54km monorail system connecting Egypt’s New Administrative City with East Cairo as well as a second 42km line connecting 6th October City with Giza.
The order award is subject to contract and final confirmation.