Saudi Arabia has begun construction work on its long awaited first metro rail system in Riyadh.
The multi-billion project will involve six rail lines extending 176 km and carrying electric, driverless trains, in what Saudi officia
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Costs of development projects taken up in Makkah will reach an estimated SR300 billion ($80 billion), with one-third of the funds allocated for public transportation and he King Abdullah upgrade project, a report said.
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Saudi Arabia plans to spend about 3 billion riyals ($800 million) acquiring land in Riyadh to build the capital's first metro rail system, the official in charge of the project told Reuters.
"This is already budgeted and
A $22.5 billion plan to build Riyadh's first metro rail system aims to achieve more than improving the quality of life in the congested Saudi capital: it is part of an ambitious effort to shift the country's economy beyond oil.
The Saudi Arabian government has awarded $22.5 billion in contracts to three foreign-led consortia for the design and construction of the first metro rail system in the capital Riyadh.
The project, which will involve six rail line