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Riyadh Metro

With its $1.1tn project pipeline, Saudi Arabia is looking for qualified builders to shape...

More contractors are needed in Saudi Arabia due to the sheer number of gigaprojects that are simultaneously coming on stream in the country, experts from Parsons, Hill International, Faithful + Gould, and Atkins tell Construction Week in Riyadh, adding that the...
Project update: Riyadh Metro's KAFD station in Saudi Arabia

Project update: Riyadh Metro’s KAFD station in Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) station is one of the four main stations of Riyadh Metro, an infrastructure megaproject set to transform the way people travel in Saudi Arabia’s capital city. Thought to be the biggest...
ulián Alonso, Óscar del Campo and David Vincent in front of the tunnel.

The Riyadh Metro Project update

ArRiyadh New Mobility Consortium (ANM) was selected to deliver the 41.8km Metro Line 3 for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia which will form part of the six-line mega project that will run for a total length...
Hill Int'l wins two of King Salman-backed $23bn Riyadh projects

Hill Int’l wins two of King Salman-backed $23bn Riyadh projects

American construction consultancy Hill International has won contracts to work on two of the four $23bn (SAR86bn) megaprojects unveiled by the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, in March 2019, to urbanise Saudi Arabia's capital city, Riyadh. The...
Riyadh Metro project 82% complete

Riyadh Metro project 82% complete

Riyadh Metro project is 82 percent complete, Riyadh Development Authority (RDA) said on its official Twitter account. “Construction works reached an advanced stage as scheduled,” it added. When complete, the metro line will span 176 kilometers...
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...