Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli issued on Sunday a decision considering the project of operating an electric train a public property.
The decision also covers the track and the facilities of the project.
The train will travel through the governorates of Cairo, Qalubiya and Sharqiya.
It will pass through cities of El Sallam , Obour, Shorouk, Badr, Mustqbal, New Obour, the New Administrative Capital and the 10th of Ramadan.
The lands of the project are owned by the defense and housing ministries and the New Urban Communities Authority.
The project will be funded by the Chinese government and the Export-Import Bank of China.