Metro-linked internal rail for Riyadh university

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By CW Staff

The King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh is planning to build a train network on campus for its 40,000 students to be linked to the upcoming Riyadh Metro.

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Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University has the only existing automated train system at a Saudi university.

KSU’s Agency for Projects and a French consulting company, Egis Rail, are currently studying the transport plan for the 900-hectare university campus.

In a statement, KSU said the project would be presented in the next university budget in conjunction with the implementation of the broader Riyadh Metro plan, which is expected to raise the number of visitors to the university from 46,000 a day to up to 136,000. More info