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6 shortlisted for Makkah-Madinah rail project

Dammam, August 28, 2007

The Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has short-listed six consortiums for the Makkah-Madinah Rail Link (MMRL) project.

The short-listed  companies have been issued the Request for Technical Proposals (RFTP), Abdul Aziz Al-Hokail, president of SRO, was quoted by Arab news as saying in a statement.

The RFTP has been issued to the six consortiums of Saudi Binladen, Al-Rajhi (MADA), Saudi Oger, Saudi Japanese, Al-Shola MMRL and OHL, he said.

The MMRL Project envisages laying of a 450-km high-speed passenger rail track between Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah.

The railway project contract will also include the construction of passenger stations in Makkah, Jeddah Airport, Jeddah City and Madinah.

Tags: Makkah | Saudi Railways | Madinah |

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