Double-line rail network planned between Riyadh-Dammam

he Saudi Railways Organisation is planning on a double-line for sending goods between Dammam and Riyadh, and raise passenger capacity by about 60 per...

Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Metro to partially open before year end

Abu Dhabi: Authorities in charge of the development of Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Metro project confirmed it will be partially opened before the end of...

Riyadh Metro to open partially by end of year

Fahad Al-Rasheed, president of the Urban20 (U20) and the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), said that the Riyadh Metro will be opened partially...

Saudi Arabia monitoring oil markets closely, prepared for additional measures

RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet said it is continuing to closely monitor the oil market conditions and is prepared to take any additional measures in partnership...

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia restricts land transport over virus fears

Cairo: Saudi trade authorities have minimised the use of land transport in delivering imported goods to the kingdom, the latest step in preventing the...

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

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...

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...

The Riyadh Metro Project 2019

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Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Development Authority – the body behind the kingdom’s...

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

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...

Riyadh Metro project. Line 3

The city of Riyadh has been simultaneously undertaking the construction of six metro lines. The longest of these, Line 3, crosses the city in an...

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...

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

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

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...

Zaid Al-Hussein wins King Abdullah International Gardens contract

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (Momra) awarded a $427.4m (SAR1.6bn) contract to Zaid Al-Hussein & Brothers Group for the implementation of...

Over 50,000 Hajj pilgrims use Haramain High Speed Railway

Saudi Arabia’s Haramain High Speed Railway has transported over 50,000 Hajj pilgrims since it began operating for the first time during the Hajj season,...

Bahrain’s metro project on track

Bahrain's metro project will further cement the kingdom’s position in the region as the best place to live and work – by providing people alternative means...

International flights to take off from new Jeddah airport

JEDDAH: The first international flights will take off from Jeddah’s new King Abdul Aziz International Airport to three destinations in the Gulf. The Saudi Arabian...