On 28 May 2022, Siemens Mobility and its consortium partners Orascom Construction and The Arab Contractors have signed a contract with the Egyptian National Authority for Tunnels to create the country’s high-speed rail system.
On 8 March 2022, ENR introduced the air-conditioned third-class trains as a new service for the first time in the history of railways.
In December 2021, ENR celebrated removing of the last old coaches from regular operation, so that all coaches are all new or renewed.
In addition to the Talgo’s second ENR contract, a cooperation agreement was signed on 9 August 2022 between Talgo, the Egyptian Ministry of Transport and NERIC to explore the possibility of establishing a factory for the local production of passenger cars.
On 16 May 2022, Vossloh announced that it has secured a strategically important contract to deliver rail fastening systems for a new high-speed line in northern Egypt.
On 15 September 2021, the first 3rd class air-conditioned coaches supplied by TMH to ENR were officially inaugurated.
On 31 August 2021, Siemens Mobility has signed a contract with the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to deliver a comprehensive rail system that will feature the first ever high speed line in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
On 14 January 2021, the National Authority for Tunnels, a governmental authority under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transport of Egypt, and Siemens Mobility have signed a MoU - together with the local companies Orascom Construction S. A. E. and The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co.) - to design, install and commission Egypt’s first ever high-speed rail transportation system.