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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...

First night journey launched by Saudi Railway

The Saudi Railway Co. (SAR) on Wednesday announced the launch of its first-ever night train journey from Riyadh to Al-Jouf. The station’s addition marks the...

Doha Metro on track

Qatar Rail has said each of the train sets for Doha Metro undergoes an intensive inspection regimen, covering the roof, sides, undercarriage and interior....

KSA to transform mass transit with autonomous trains

When Saudi Arabia’s residents imagine the transportation of tomorrow, the popular image is of autonomous cars plowing Riyadh’s King Abdullah Road, carrying workers, university...

Qatar aims to finish building Doha Metro stations within 2018

DOHA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Qatar Rail said the construction of Doha Metro stations will be largely completed by the end of this year,...

Opinion: Full speed ahead for GCC’s metro projects

Rapidly-urbanising Middle East and North Africa countries need to overcome rising levels of traffic congestion and pollution. Rail projects – especially metros and trams...

French firm hired to oversee expansion of UAE rail network

French firm Egis has been awarded a project management consultancy contract for the development of the UAE's railway network. The company said in a statement...

Video: Hyperloop prototype makes global debut in Dubai

Daily commuters from Dubai to Abu Dhabi can breathe a sigh of relief, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has made history by...

Modern, mega, multideck: Mother of all metro stations coming to Chennai

Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) is all set to open its biggest station on Poonamallee High Road in the next couple of months. The enormous...

Testing of first Doha Metro trains begins

The Doha Metro came one step closer to reality this week after Qatar Rail tested its first train. In a video posted by the transport...