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GCC rail network ‘to be ready by 2018’

The GCC rail network project is set to be completed and operating by 2018, at a cost of more than $15.4 billion, according to a report.   It will have a total length of 2,117 km and will link Kuwait City and pass

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Hochtief unit wins $1.2bn rail contract in US

Hochtief subsidiary Flatiron has secured a $1.23 billion contract to construct a 60-plus mile portion of new high speed rail between Los Angeles and San Francisco as part of a joint venture team. The project will be the first high

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Qatar Rail launches Ramadan initiative for workers

Qatar Railways Company, the company overseeing the construction of Qatar’s integrated railway network, has launched its Ramadan 2015 initiative, voicing appreciation for its workers’ role in supporting its vision, aimed at bring the

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Qatar Rail's awareness programmes to help expat workers

Qatar Railways Company, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, and in the presence of representatives from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, has launched an awareness programme for foreign employees and labourers working on Qat

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Qatar Rail's awareness programmes to help expat workers

Qatar Railways Company, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, and in the presence of representatives from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, has launched an awareness programme for foreign employees and labourers working on Qat

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Top projects feature at Saudi transport expo

Major transportation projects, including mass transport systems and high-speed rail, were featured at Saudi Transport 2015 as the exhibition opened yesterday (May 31) in capital. The exhibition was inaugurated by Hathlool Hussein

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GCC rail project challenges probed at Bahrain event

Al Tamimi and Company, the region's largest law firm, has brought together industry experts from across the GCC's rail industry to discuss key regulatory, procurement and financing challenges and opportunities associated with this growin

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Derailed US train was moving at twice speed limit

An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing seven people and injuring more than 200, was barreling into a curved stretch of track at 100-plus miles per hour, twice the speed limit, when the engineer slammed on the brakes, US investiga

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Bahrain to invest $10bn on rail link, new causeway

Bahrain plans to invest a total of $10 billion on a railway line connecting to the GCC rail network and a second causeway linking the country with Saudi Arabia, it has emerged. A feasibility study being conducted by Canadian engin

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Saudi Rail signs $4bn deal for Dammam-Riyadh route

Saudi Railways Organisations (SRO) has signed a deal for SR16.02 billion ($4.3 billion) with a branch of China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) in Saudi Arabia for the second phase of a main freight route between Dammam and Riyadh which s

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