Riyadh residents hope metro to end suffocating traffic jams

RIYADH — The residents of Riyadh dream of roaming the streets of the Saudi capital freely by the end of 2018 without the need...

High-speed Saudi Haramain train tested successfully at 300 km/h

Jeddah - The Haramain Express Train has run a successful trip from King Abdullah City in Rabigh to Madinah at speeds of up to...

Riyadh Metro Construction update May, 2017

Riyadh metro construction update. Photos by Riyadh transport on skyscrapercity.com

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...

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...

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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