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Workers burn Saudi Binladin buses over reported layoffs

Protests over unpaid salaries and reported retrenchment of more than 50,000 foreign workers at  leading construction group Saudi Binladin took an ugly turn on Saturday when the disgruntled workers burnt company buses in Makkah, said a repor

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Saptco purchases 200 buses worth $62.6m

Saudi Public Transport Company (Saptco) has signed a contract for the purchase of 200 Mercedes buses Model 2017 worth SR235 million ($62.6 million) including technical support, a report said.      The company also an

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Civilians, fighters evacuated from Syria towns

About 350 Syrian pro-government militia fighters and civilians from two besieged Shi'ite towns in northwestern Syria boarded buses and ambulances bound for the Turkish border under a UN-brokered deal among warring parties, aid workers said.

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Use of buses ‘key to sustainable transport’

A global plan to double the use of buses and coaches was spotlighted in Dubai yesterday (May 31) as a key initiative in the drive towards a sustainable transport solution. Urban planners from across the Mena region were told by an

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35 new buses to ply on Bahrain roads

A new fleet of 35 bright red buses will hit Bahrain's roads today, as part of a revamp to the country's public transport network. The buses will operate on existing routes until the new network is rolled out on April 1, re

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MAN wins order for 127 buses in Bahrain

Germany-based MAN Truck & Bus, a leading international bus manufacturer, has won an order to deliver 127 buses to the Ministry of Transport in Bahrain. The buses will be used for city transportation and for airport transfers.

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Bahrain plans big upgrade for public transport

Bahrain's public transport system is set for a major uplift in a wide-ranging strategy that was given the go-ahead by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday (May 11) as he chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting in the

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Dutch consultancy wins Dammam public transport job

Dutch-based Royal HaskoningDHV in joint venture with Mshari Al-Shathri Engineering Consultant has been appointed to prepare a feasibility study and preliminary design for a first public transport system for Dammam. The contract wa

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Higer Buses launched in Oman

Oman-based Towell Auto Centre (TAC) has tied up with Higer, one of the fastest developing bus manufacturers in China, to launch its V92 and H92 coaches in the Sultanate. Higer has established a strong market presence in countries

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Free 'clinic' for buses in Bahrain

A three-day free service clinic will be held by Orient Motors on Sunday for Jinbei bus owners at the Zayani Motors Service Centre, Sitra. Service clinic team experts flown in from the Shenyang Brilliance Jinbei factory will offer bus owner

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