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iyadh Metro naming rights auction raises $278m

Riyadh Metro naming rights auction raises $278m

Riyadh Development Authority (RDA) has announced that it has raised over SR1 billion ($278 million) from its station naming rights auction for the Riyadh Metro network. The authority has awarded naming rights for eight stations...
SAPTCO inks SAR 8 bln contract to operate Riyadh Metro

SAPTCO inks SAR 8 bln contract to operate Riyadh Metro

Saudi Public Transport Co. (SAPTCO) on Nov. 11 signed a contract with Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) to operate and maintain Riyadh Metro’s first and second routes, the company said in a bourse statement on Monday. The...
Riyadh Metro airport extension contract awarded

Riyadh Metro airport extension contract awarded

Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) awarded Fast Consortium the contract on the extension of Riyadh Metro Line 4 to King Khalid International Airport (KKIA). The extension includes the construction of a 1.5-km long viaduct and two...
The Middle East's top 10 contract wins of September 2018

The Middle East’s top 10 contract wins of September 2018

10. DWTC hands $13m Expo Village contract Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) awarded fit-out and joinery firm Abanos a $13.4m (AED49.2m) contract to supply and install non-fire-rated and fire-rated doors, kitchen cabinets, and wardrobes for Dubai's Expo Village. Abanos described the contract as a "landmark in the history"...
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Construction Week In Focus | S02E20: Riyadh Metro in 2018

How has construction progressed on Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Metro, and when is the project due for completion? Construction Week explains here. The $23-billion Riyadh Metro has made significant progress in 2018. It is due for...
Saudi construction has grown with Haramain Rail and Riyadh Metro

Saudi construction has grown with Haramain Rail and Riyadh Metro

The past three months have been an exciting period for construction companies in Saudi Arabia. The 450km Haramain High-Speed Rail has been inaugurated by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al...
Makkah to Medina in 90 minutes: Saudi king launches new Haramain rail service

Makkah to Medina in 90 minutes: Saudi king launches new Haramain rail service

The Saudi king inaugurated a high-speed rail line connecting the holy cities of Makkah and Medina on Tuesday. King Salman bin Abdulaziz declared, in a ceremony held in the Saudi city of Jeddah, that the...
Second O&M contract awarded for Saudi's $23bn Riyadh Metro

Second O&M contract awarded for Saudi’s $23bn Riyadh Metro

An operations and maintenance (O&M) contract has been awarded for Lines 3-6 of Saudi Arabia’s $23bn (SAR86.3bn) Riyadh Metro to the Flow Consortium, comprising Alstom, Ansaldo, and Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane. The news coincides with Arriyadh Development Authority’s...
Riyadh Emir Prince Faisal Bin Bandar inspects the new coaches for the bus network project on Monday. (SPA)

Riyadh emir says metro project nearing completion

About 75 percent of the Riyadh metro project has been completed, Riyadh Emir Prince Faisal Bin Bandar said after chairing the Arriyadh Development Authority meeting on Monday. The meeting approved awarding contracts for several projects...
A soft opening of the six-line, $35 billion Riyadh Metro project is due to start next year.

A soft opening of the six-line, $35 billion Riyadh Metro project is due to...

A consortium of European construction and transport firms has landed a deal to operate and maintain four of the six lines on Riyadh's new metro system. The FLOW consortium, comprising Italian rail infrastructure contractor Ferrovie dello Stato...