Egypt has opened the largest underground station in Africa and the middle East

В Египте открыли самую большую станцию метро в Африке и на Ближнем Востоке

Sunday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has discovered the largest underground station in the Middle East and Africa. The construction of the station cost the government agencies in of 116.8 million US dollars. It is reported Xinhua.

The Minister of transport of Egypt Kamel al-Wazir, participated in the official launch of the station Heliopolis, built on area of 10 thousand square meters. He said that this station is the largest metro in Egypt, the middle East and Africa.

We also know that the length of the station is 225 meters width – 22 meters and the depth is 28 meters from the ground level. It includes eight outputs and inputs, 18 stationary ladders, 17 escalators and 4 elevators.

The station is located on the Cairo area of Heliopolis.