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Riyadh Metro Construction update July 2017

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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 to negotiate the grueling crowd of motorists they got accustomed...

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 300 kilometers per hour (km/h). The project — which will connect...

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 a report. It consists of a modern train system network supported...

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 parking, ground surface, and elevated tracks nearing completion. The Western Station...

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 as Green Line extension phase 1a. Details of the proposed...

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 stations, 1,353 community bus stops and six pedestrian bridges in...

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 construction reaching 50% completion in early 2017. Keith Barrow looks at...