|It looks like a steam train at left but may be a diesel making more smoke than it should.|
Part of a French travel article.
"The Egyptian railway network is the oldest in the Arab world. The train is without contest one of the most practical forms of travelling and without doubt the most popular among Egyptians. The smallest towns have a station and are regularly served. Second class air conditioned cars are of a good standard. If you want to travel more comfortably you opt for first class which provides apart from very wide seats, the diffusion of color Egyptian action films!"