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Egypt's national train network at standstill

Closure of railway pushes commuters onto already clogged streets and stalls hopes of economic recovery.

Last Modified: 03 Oct 2013 20:25
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For seven weeks now, Egypt's national rail network has been at a standstill.

The closure has forced hundreds of thousands of commuters onto already clogged roads and stalled any hope of an economic recovery.

From Cairo, our correspondent - who we are not naming for security reasons - has this report.

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