Back to the complete issue
Thursday, 22 October 2020

Trials begin on Giza Pyramids electric bus route

Orascom Pyramids began trialing the new eco-friendly bus route at the Giza Plateau earlier the week after receiving the first electric bus, the cabinet said in a statement. The route, part of the ongoing Giza development project, will feature six stations and take tourists on a circular route between the visitor center and the pyramids complex. This came on the same day that Orascom Pyramids opened the doors of its 9 Pyramids Lounge restaurant. Under its contract with the government, the Orascom Investment Holding subsidiary will be in charge of operating the visitor center, organizing events and providing guiding material. AFP took note of the newly launched bus route.

Check out our Hardhat two-part series where we dissected the Giza Plateau development plan: Part 1 | Part 2.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2022 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; Moharram & Partners (tax ID: 616-112-459), the leading public policy and government affairs partner; Palm Hills Developments (tax ID: 432-737-014), a leading developer of commercial and residential properties; Etisalat Misr (tax ID: 235-071-579), the leading telecoms provider in Egypt; and Industrial Development Group (IDG) (tax ID:266-965-253), the leading builder of industrial parks in Egypt.