Saudi Arabia, Virgin Hyperloop One to conduct world’s first national hyperloop study

Saudi Arabia, Virgin Hyperloop One to conduct world’s first national hyperloop study

A groundbreaking study will be conducted to build the world’s longest hyperloop track,  the Ministry of Transport announced on Thursday. It said an agreement with...
Number of residents in Saudi capital could skyrocket from 7 million to 14 million by 2030. Master plan envisions investments of USD 55 billion in the city.

Population can double, Riyadh plans to be ‘mega-metropolis’

Riyadh officials estimate that the population of Saudi Arabian capital could double to 14 million by 2030, newspaper Arab News reported this Wednesday (22). An 8%...

Riyadh Metro closes in on completion

Riyadh’s new six-line metro – the world’s biggest urban rail project outside China – is on budget and expected to open in the second...
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The Riyadh Metro Project 2019

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Development Authority – the body behind the kingdom’s $23bn (SAR86.3bn) Riyadh...

All tasks related to major national projects in Riyadh will be transferred from Committee of Major National Projects to Royal Commission for the City...
Job opening|Riyadh Metro|Engineer| Saudi Arabia

Job opening|Riyadh Metro|Engineer| Saudi Arabia

Position: ATC, Signaling and Communication Engineer of the Transit System Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Purpose of the Job As part of L5 ATC, Signaling and Communication team...
Saudi Arabia studying three major projects for metro

Saudi Arabia studying three major projects for metro

Saudi Arabia is reportedly studying the implementation of a sea taxi service, Corniche Tram, and Obhur Suspension Bridge – planned as one of the...
How the Middle East is leading in sponsorship when it comes to metros

How the Middle East is leading in sponsorship when it comes to metros

Richie Santosdiaz is an economic development expert, and Hekmat Dahabi is a sponsorship and transportation expert. Both work for Rise Group ME, a Dubai-based...
Saudi awards $3bn projects in July as UAE completes $7bn schemes

Saudi awards $3bn projects in July as UAE completes $7bn schemes

Construction projects worth $3.3bn (SAR12.4bn) were awarded in Saudi Arabia in July 2019, while Oman announced new projects worth $5bn (OMR1.5bn) during the month,...
Retail stores turn Metro stations into shopping destinations

Retail stores turn Metro stations into shopping destinations

Rising number of retail stores, services kiosks and art installations have made Doha Metro stations more than just transit hubs. With facilities like banking, money...

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