from Alexandria by train to:
Egypt's railway system has over 5,000km of track, connecting almost every major city and town. Timetables are generally reliable, although the system itself is in need of some modernisation.
Before the opening of the Suez canal, the English have tried to construct a railway line from Alexandria to Cape Town.
The railway line between Alexandria and Cairo they constructed goes through the Nile Delta with lots of bridges.
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