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25% of vehicles in Dubai fail annual test

most 25 per cent of vehicles in Dubai failed the annual roadworthiness test last year mandated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Gulf News can confirm.

Four new passenger trains launched in Dammam

The president of Saudi Railways Organization (SRO), Mohamed Al-Suwaiket, inaugurated four new commuter trains at the Passenger Terminal in Dammam.

2nd Dubai International Project Management Forum opens on Monday

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council, the 2nd Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) will kick off tomorrow (Monday) at the Conference & Events Center, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.

Hyder to design new Jeddah transport system

Hyder has been appointed as a part of the Foster + Partners team to develop the architectural vision for a new, comprehensive public transport system in Jeddah.

Inter-city metro line in UAE a possibility, says minister

In the next two years, the UAE will focus heavily on upgrading federal and inter-city road networks with improved signages, setting revised speed limits, and installation of sensors and smart traffic lights.

Metro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12

Mexico City: Two metro trains carrying passengers crashed in Mexico City on Monday, leaving at least 12 people injured, authorities said.

Japan's Maglev Train Sets Speed Record by Going 603km/h

At a time when the Indian government is considering bringing bullet trains into the country; which will have a top speed of 350km/h, Japan is redefining the way people travel by train.

Riyadh Metro is worth the wait

The ongoing Riyadh Metro project is a perfect example of such tasks.

Madinah Metro – A unique challenge

In 2020, Madinah hopes to commission a new three-line metro network and add to the Middle East’s growing number of current urban rail projects.

Saudi Electric wins $390m Makkah metro contract

Makkah officials have penned a $390m (SAR1.45bn) deal with the Saudi Electric Company to connect and supply electricity to the Makkah metro project.