Almost $61 billion worth of railway transport projects are under construction in the Gulf region, of which more than $40 billion comprise work on the Doha and Riyadh metro schemes, a report said.
The Gulf region's metro sector is fa
The GCC states must decide soon on the fate of the long-awaited Gulf-wide railway network if it is to be operational by 2020, a report said.
While metro projects in Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Makkah and Riyadh are pushing ahead rapidly,
Construction of a $15.5 billion rail network linking the six GCC states will start late next year and an overseeing authority for the project is being set up, an advisor said on Tuesday.
The joint project is to develop a railway n
The recently awarded multi-billion dollar contracts for two of the Gulf’s biggest rail schemes signals a turn of fortune for the planned GCC rail network that hopes to address mounting urban mobility issues confronting the region, said exp
The proposed GCC-wide railway system will help reduce carbon emissions and traffic congestion and improve travelling time between major cities, said experts at the biennial Roadex-Railex show which opened in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.