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About National Egyptian Railway Industries Company (NERIC)

A private joint-venture company formed by a group of Egyptian companies in partnership with Governmental entities.

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The main objective of the company is to establish a rolling stock plant in a prospective area of tentatively 300,000 m2 located in East Port Said Industrial Area which is part of the Suez Canal Economic Zone.

NERIC plant will be a major milestone in Egypt’s strategic industrialization plan specially in the rolling stock sector to achieve the goals set forth in Vision 2030. A great number of new railway infrastructure projects are currently in the study, design or execution phase, which demonstrates the increasing role that the railway sector will play in the coming years.

NERIC seeks the development of the rolling stock manufacturing value chain locally through deepening the localization of certain components with the support from the international technology providers.
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Why NERIC ?
Partnerships with world-class rolling stock market leaders
Competitive prices due to economic local energy and manpower costs
Located along the Suez Canal international maritime gateway offering competitive shipping costs
Tax and VAT exemptions on exported products out of Egypt
Benefits from trade treaties and associations such as QIZ, GAFTA, COMESA, Agadir, AfCFTA and Mercosure
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Factory Planned Capacity
Phase
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Rolling Stock Production Facility
120 units per year per shift
Phase
2
Rehabilitation Facility
125 units per year
Phase
3
Long Distance/High Speed Trains Production Facility
150 units per year
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Products and Service Range
NERIC’s partnership with world-class Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) allows it to produce a diverse range of rolling stock units to cater to various and specific demands of the local, regional and African markets. The collaboration with reputable OEMs ensures high-quality products that meet industry standards and customer expectations. The different types of rolling stock units include:
  • Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs),
  • Passenger Coaches,
  • Power Coaches, and
  • Freight Coaches.
NERIC provides maintenance services at its facility or at the client’s facility.
  • Maintenance at NERIC's Facility: NERIC has its maintenance facility where they can perform regular maintenance, inspections, and repairs on their rolling stock units.
  • Maintenance at Client's Facility: NERIC also offers the option for on-site maintenance at the client's facility. This means that their team of trained technicians and engineers can travel to the client's location to carry out the required maintenance and servicing of the rolling stock units.
  • Maintenance Training: NERIC also present maintenance training needed for the supplied coaches for to enable the client to preserve and manage its fleet.
The Egyptian Sovereign Fund and the Suez Canal Economic Zone Authority in partnership with Samcrete Investments, Orascom Construction, Hassan Allam Holding, Connect Professional Services and East Port Said Development Company.
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Shareholders
NERIC is a joint establishment between the Egyptian government and the private sector.
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Localization
One of the key strategic objectives behind the establishment of NERIC is the development of a capable local supply base.
This would be mainly attained through leveraging on the existing potential local industrial capabilities in Egypt. Either, within the well-established public & government organizations, or within the private sector SME’s or by inviting international players to establish their extended facilities in Egypt.

The overall projected demand of the local Egyptian Market for both the Rehabilitation and Manufacturing facilities will be over 3000 coaches over the upcoming 10 years.

An Integrated Industrial Park facility will be available close to NERIC’s Manufacturing and Rehabilitation Facilities in the East Port Said Area, enabling for further support within logistics, training, facility management among many other disciplines.

Supplier development training programs, tailored to meet the specific needs of the local supply base; Either within generic business disciplines such as:
  • Business Development and Entrepreneurship.
  • Project Management.
  • Quality Management Systems.
  • Industrial Environmental, Health & Safety aspects.
  • Operations Management & Industrial Engineering.
Or within “Rolling Stock” industry specific standards, specifications and norms.

NERIC’s localization program will follow a phased approach towards achieving an ambitious long-term objective of 50% local content within the forthcoming 10 years.
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Suppliers
Local suppliers interested and willing to be an integral part of NERIC’s success story and potential contributions to the national, social, economic and financial future development driving the vision behind its establishment; are encouraged to register online using the available e-form.
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Contact Details
Head Office
0122 985 0999
ICONIA Zamalek
16 Mohamed Thakeb St. Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt

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