Commuters could soon ride high above the traffic as a monorail planned for Bahrain gets back on track after a long hiatus. First proposed almost a decade ago and approved by the Cabinet back in 2008, plans for a countrywide monorail network ha
Canada's Bombardier and Egypt's Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors will build a $1.5-billion monorail near Cairo, Egypt's housing minister said.
The 52-km project is set to be completed by mid-2018 with funding
Iraq has invited foreign companies to compete for a $450 million monorail project in the southern holy city of Kerbala, which hosts millions of Shi'ite pilgrims each year.
The rail line is among many road, railway, port and power projects
Keo International Consultants, a global consultancy in the construction industry, has been awarded the contract to design bridges, depot and station for the new Riyadh monorail.
Keo was awarded the contract by Saudi Oger, a top constructio
Work on a multi-billion-dinar rapid transit network for Bahrain is being shunted into the sidings by a budget shortage, areport said.
It has been delayed because vital studies have not been completed because of financing problems, Works Mi
Bahrain's monorail project will continue as planned despite the global financial crisis, said Works Minister and Minister in-charge of the Electricity and Water Authority Fahmi Al Jowder.
The ministry is in talks with a number of coun
China Railway Company has won a contract to build a new monorail system to connect the Holy sites around Makkah in Saudi Arabia, reports said.
The Makkah monorail project deal was signed by Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Prince Mi
Nakheel, a leading real estate developer, has announced that live testing of the Palm Monorail, which will transport visitors on Palm Jumeirah, will commence this October.
The Palm Monorail is the first monorail project to be constructed i
Nakheel today awarded a major contract related to The Palm Jumeirah’s Dh1.4 billion monorail to SMRT Engineering Pte Ltd (SMRTE).
The mobilisation contract will see SMRTE evaluating and defining the operational procedures as well as recrui
Nakheel has selected Singapore-based SMRT Engineering Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SMRT Corporation, to manage the operation of The Palm Jumeirah’s Dh1.4 billion ($381 million) monorail.
A statement said SMRTE has been asked to c