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US firm picked to oversee construction of UAE rail network

US-based Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected by Etihad Rail to deliver critical technical and program consulting services for the UAE's largest national freight and passenger railway network. Jacobs said in a statement that it...

Riyadh Metro to help boost Saudi property sector, says Knight Frank

The $23 billion (Dh84.48bn) Riyadh Metro is expected to help increase demand for homes across the Saudi capital and boost the value of property in secondary neighbourhoods, reviving the kingdom’s residential market. The 176-kilometre metro can potentially...

Jeddah’s new airport welcomes first commercial flight

The first commercial flight to land at the new King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah has signaled a major milestone for the facility, due to open early next year. Operations are being phased in...

Mashaer train ticket cost increased from SR250 to SR400

MAKKAH — The cost of Mashaer train ticket has been increased from SR250 to SR400, according to the Ministry of Haj and Umrah. The Mashaer metro is a shuttle train operating only during the Haj days...

Saudi Arabia joins global customs transit system

Saudi Arabia has become the 74th country to ratify the TIR Convention, a multilateral treaty to simplify and harmonize the administrative formalities of international road transport. This was announced in a press release issued by...

Riyadh Metro can give the city more than a transport link

There exists a body of empirical work which looks at the impact on the real estate market as a result of the introduction of new mass transport systems (MTS), from continuously changing cities such...

Tower crane safety sessions reach contractors of Saudi’s Riyadh Metro

A tower crane safety campaign recently targeted contractors working on Saudi Arabia’s billion-dollar Riyadh Metro project. The campaign was organised by NFT Specialized in Tower Cranes with Manitowoc’s Potain team. In Riyadh, the campaign was carried out by...

Formula E set to make Middle East debut in Riyadh

Formula E is set to make its debut in the Middle East next season in Riyadh, with the Saudi Arabian capital scheduled to host the opening round of the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E...