Oman has signed a RO13.6 million ($35.3 million) deal with Italferr, the Italian state railways engineering firm, for consultancy services on the initial design of its multi-billion dollar railway project, its state news agency ONA said.
Saudi Arabia is set to invest $79 billion in key rail projects over the next 10 years as part of its nationwide transportation infrastructure expansion program which will feature one of the world’s most sophisticated rail and metro network
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 value of rail contracts awarded throughout the Middle East and North Africa reached $434 million in the first quarter of 2013, roughly 17 per cent of the total $2.55 billion awarded in the transport sector overall.
The value i
Experts are studying plans to establish railway tracks parallel to the King Fahad Causeway as part of the $10 billion GCC rail link that will also connect with the proposed Friendship Causeway between Bahrain and Qatar, said a report citing the
Saudi Arabia's National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) has detected corrupt practices in relation to three Saudi Railways Organization contracts worth more than 500 million riyals ($133 million), said a report.
China will open the world's longest high-speed rail line next week when a link between Beijing and the southern metropolis of Guangzhou is inaugurated, officials said on Saturday, underscoring its commitment to a trouble-pl
Saudi Arabia is expected to invest $45 billion for establishment of its mammoth 7000 km railway network which will include major projects such as the Saudi landbridge, Haramain High Speed Rail and the GCC Rail, said experts ahead of an railway c