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French train builder conducts tests to pilot Riyadh Metro

French Train Builder Alstom has announced initial tests to determine the efficacy of Riyadh’s railway system before the metro system commences commercial operations are...

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...

Will Saudi Arabia trump $500bn Neom at second FII event?

The second Future Investment Initiative (FII) will take place in Riyadh in October, following the success of the inaugural event which saw the launch...

Dubai, Riyadh Metro supplier Alstom launches Lucknow Metro in India

Alstom, the supplier of trainsets for the Dubai Metro and Lines 4, 5 and 6 of the Riyadh Metro has inaugurated the Lucknow Metro, the first project...

Saudi Arabia: Riyadh Metro work 57pc complete

Work on the Riyadh Metro project is proceeding at a steady pace and so far 57 per cent of the project is complete, Prince...

Riyadh Metro Green Line's San’ah TBM arrives at Salah Al-Din Station

The Fast consortium has announced that the San'ah tunnel boring machine (TBM) has arrived at Riyadh Metro's Salah Al-Din Station.

Dubai Salik firm hired to improve Riyadh traffic systems

The Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) of Saudi Arabia has hired TransCore, which installed the Salik system in Dubai, to design and implement an advanced traffic control system to improve the flow of traffic for the seven million people living in Riyadh.

Spain's Indra wins $314m for Riyadh public transport project

Spanish firm Indra has announced that it has won a €266 million ($314 million) contract to implement the world's biggest ticketing system for the Riyadh public transport systems.

GCC to invest over $200b in rail project

Over $200 billion will be invested in over 40,000km of rail across the GCC, Dr. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Salim Al Futaisi, Oman Minister of Transport and Communications, said Sunday at the opening of the GCC Rail and Metro Conference 2015 in Muscat.

Construction work starts on Riyadh metro project

METRO PLAN: Riyadh is planning to build a metro system, similar to one recently completed in Dubai.

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