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business Insider: Egypt to hike Cairo metro fares from next July

Commuters will be charged a base fare of 2 Egyptian pounds for the first 9 stops, and an additional pound for 9 more stations.
26.12.17 | Interesting article at business Insider

Egypt will raise the price of tickets on Cairo's loss-making metro system from next July, tripling the present fare for many commuters, the state-owned newspaper al-Ahram said on Sunday.

Commuters will be charged a base fare of 2 Egyptian pounds (11 U.S. cents) for the first 9 stops, and an additional pound for 9 more stations, the newspaper, quoting Transport Minister Hisham Arafat, said.

A maximum fare of 6 Egyptian pounds will be charged for commuters who ride one line from start to finish, though discounted rates for government workers and students will be maintained.