Floods cause train crash near eastern Saudi city, injuring 18

RIYADH — A Saudi train derailed near the eastern city of Dammam on Friday, injuring 18 people, after flooding from heavy rains caused the...

40% of new Riyadh hotel supply in 2017 set to be delayed

About 40 percent of new hotel supply expected in Riyadh during 2017 will be delayed, but pressure will remain on room rates, according to...

On Track: Saudi’s Riyadh Metro to start operation in 2019

“It will take time for people to get used to public transportation,” he says. “We planned everything in detail to make it easier for...

Saudi gov’t approves $24.5bn support for water, agriculture, environment

Saudi Arabia has approved financial support for the environment, water and agriculture sectors worth 92 billion riyals ($24.5 billion) to help them meet their...

$22.5 billion Riyadh Metro: Arabian architecture and palm trees inspire metro train

SAUDI ARABIA: Alstom unveiled a Metropolis trainset for the Riyadh metro at its Katowice factory in Poland on February 7. The Metropolis trainset destined for...

Italian firm says tunnels on line 3 of Riyadh Metro completed

Italian contractor Salini Impregilo has announced that the tunnel excavation work along Line 3 of the Riyadh Metro project has been completed. Line 3, also...

Riyadh Metro exceeds three million safe work hours

Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Metro project has exceeded three million safe work hours, according to US-headquartered consultancy, Parsons. The mass transit project, commissioned by Arriyadh Development...

First Hyatt Regency Hotel Opens in the Heart of Riyadh

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in Riyadh, the capital of...

Saudi infrastructure freeze may be easing as Jeddah projects announced

DUBAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian authorities have announced three public transport projects in the port city of Jeddah, a sign that a...

Riyadh Metro Construction update

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