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...

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...

Riyadh transport project on track for 2018 launch

The King Abdulaziz Project for Public Transport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is progressing as per schedule and on track for launch next year, said...
Alstom

Riyadh Metro train car production showcased for journalists

RIYADH: French firm Alstom organized a visit for 40 international journalists to its Katowice plant in Poland to showcase Riyadh Metro’s train car production,...
Elevator firm Kone wins order for Riyadh Metro

Elevator firm Kone wins order for Riyadh Metro

Finnish elevator firm Kone has been awarded the order to supply 418 elevators and escalators for the Riyadh metro project, it revealed on Monday. The...

EXCLUSIVE: Qatar receives expressions of interest for metro expansion

Qatar Rail Company (Qatar Rail) has received expressions of interest from contractors for a new section of the Doha Metro network. The scheme is known...
Tunnel building in Riyadh in temperatures reaching 50+ degrees

Tunnel building in Riyadh in temperatures reaching 50+ degrees

Owenie McBride from Gaoth Dobhair in the Donegal Gaeltacht is working as a construction manager on the Riyadh Metro Project, which he says is...

Riyadh Metro’s Western Station work on track

Construction is in full swing at the Western Station, a multimodal transit hub being designed as part of Riyadh Metro development, with the underground...

Deadline for GCC rail network pushed back to 2021

Abu Dhabi: The deadline for the GCC rail network has been moved back three years to 2021, Dr Abdullah Mohammad Bel Haif Al Nuaimi,...
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