Egypt

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Cairo
Heliopolis
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Heliopolis (Masr-el-Gedida)
light rail

A suburb of Cairo, Heliopolis is served by 30 km worth of 6 tram lines that opened in 1908. It is sometimes referred to as the "metro". Tenders opened in April 2008 for a planned upgrading to light rail and an extension to New Cairo City.

The story of the Heliopolis light railway
History of the Heliopolis tramway from Al-Ahram




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