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Saudi rail privatisation: lessons learnt in the UK
Privatisation is a complex process and Network Rail Consulting (NRC) is uniquely positioned to support Saudi Arabia’s government and railway authorities in this transition says Lindsay
Injuries reported as fire engulfs Saudi high-speed train station
Five people who sustained minor injuries because of the fire were transported to hospital
PTV and Khatib & Alami to study forecasts for GCC Railway
PTV Group to work with Khatib & Alami for railway passenger & freight traffic forecasts for GCC Railway
New railway connecting DP World port to Silk Road opens
DP World connected the giant Yarımca port to the main railway line via a 1-kilometer railway that it built with its own means
VIDEO: Rail rage between train conductors causes massive fire in Cairo
At least 25 people were killed and more than 40 injured when a locomotive crashed through the station barriers at speed, colliding with a fuel tanker, causing the fire and explosion.
Sharjah steps up security as Etihad plans national rail network
The development of the network in the UAE will cost an estimated US $11billion with around 1,200km of track across the Emirates.
Saudi Arabia, Jordan to invest US $705m in Aqaba railway and hinterland
The railway will connect Port of Aqaba with a future dry port in Jordan's Ma'an governorate
King Salman inaugurates Saudi Arabia’s Haramain Express rail line
The Haramain Express is the first high-speed train to operate in the region offering connections between five stations in Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdul Aziz International Airport, King Abdullah Economic City and Madinah.
Alstom wins contract to operate Riyadh Metro lines
Alstom, part of the FLOW Consortium, has secured the Operation and Maintenance Contract for lines 3, 4, 5 & 6 of Riyadh Metro.
Kuwait starts work on freight-focused rail project
The first phase of the project will create a new line to Nuwaiseb on the Saudi border and a 153km line linking Kuwait City with Boubyan Port.
Jacobs Engineering selected for restart of Etihad Rail project
The project will be built in phases to link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, and will form a vital part of the planned GCC railway network.
UAE to have rail link with Saudi Arabia by end-2021 - official
Federal Authority for Land and Marine Transport chief reveals date for major rail connection project

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