The testing of the first line of the high-speed Haramain railway system in Saudi Arabia is set to start in six months, said a report.
It will take place on the line between Madinah and King Abdullah Economic Ci
Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council has urged the National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) to investigate the delay in the completion of the Haramain Railway project, which was scheduled for completion by 2012, said a report.
Dubai-based real estate developer Damac Properties has awarded the main construction contract in its Riyadh project Damac Esclusiva Luxury Serviced Apartments to Haramain Gate for Construction, a subsidiary of Binladin group.
India's Tata Steel has won an order to manufacture 60,000 tonnes of high-quality rail for a new high-speed line linking the two holy cities of Makkah and Madinah in Saudi Arabia.
The new railway will allow
The Haramain Railway’s main station in Makkah will cost SR3.2 billion ($853.28 million) to build, Saudi Transport Minister Jabara Al-Seraisry was quoted as saying.
The minister was speaking after inspecting the progress of work at the stat
Invensys Rail, a division of global technology group Invensys, has won two prestigious contracts worth 483 million euros ($664 million) for the Haramain High-Speed line in Saudi Arabia.
The company will provide all the signalling and train
The Saudi Railways Organisation has awarded a 6.74 billion euro ($9.4 billion) contract for the second phase of its high-speed Haramain railway project to the public-private Saudi-Spanish Al-Shoula consortium.
The high-speed Haramain Rail
Gulf states are spending more than $100 billion on rail projects across the region as they tackle poor public transports networks and growing populations, according to analysts.
The six oil and gas producers of the GCC seek to create a sim