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...

Saudi Arabia awards SR1.9bn transport project to Turkey’s Yuksel

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has awarded Turkish construction giant Yuksel the SR1.9 billion ($506.6 million) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, which includes construction of 34...

Riyadh metro megaproject reaches halfway mark

The Saudi capital is making rapid progress with its $US 23bn project to build six metro lines by the end of the decade, with...

ACES on track with Riyadh Metro works

Arab Center for Engineering Studies (ACES) is currently on track with its part on the Riyadh Metro project, providing specialised services for all three...

Atkins and SNC Lavalin agree on acquisition terms

Canada's SNC-Lavalin will acquire UK-headquartered consultancy, Atkins, for $2.6bn (£2.1bn), it has been confirmed. Atkins chief executive Uwe Kruger will step down from his role...

Finnish firm wins deal to give lift to Riyadh Metro project

Finnish stock exchange-listed Kone Corporation has won an order to supply 418 elevators and escalators for line 3 of the multi-billion dollar 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...

Riyadh governor inaugurates Al-Dawadmi projects worth SR2.65bn

RIYADH: Prince Faisal bin Bandar, governor of Riyadh, on Thursday inaugurated projects valued at SR2.65 billion during his visit to the province of Al-Dawadmi. A...

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,...

Saudi Arabia to open a record 68 hotels in 2017

Saudi Arabia will see a record 68 new hotels and 29,033 hotel rooms open across its major cities in 2017, according to a new...

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...

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

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مع اقتراب موعد تسليم قطار الرياض، نظمت شركة ألستوم لصناعة القطارات زيارة لمجموعة من الإعلاميين من مختلف دول العالم إلى مصنع الشركة بمدينة كاتوفيتسه...

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...

What Riyadh’s New Metro Will Mean for Women

Saudi Arabia is infamous for being the only country in the world that does not issue driver’s licenses to women. Though Saudi women can...

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

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...