Rail contracts worth US $16 billion are expected to be awarded in 2018 in the MENA region, according to MEED Rail Report 2018 ahead of the Middle East Rail exhibition.
Egypt National Railways relies on Thales to modernise and cyber-secure railway network.
Saudi Arabia will be seeking bidders for the construction of a 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometer) railroad linking the Red Sea with the Arabian Gulf as early as the end of this year.
Peter Newman, professor of sustainability, Curtin University asks why is there a reversal in the historic transport patterns, where is it happening and will it continue?
Etihad Rail and Etihad Rail DB, the joint venture between Etihad Rail and DB Cargo that operates and maintains Stage One of the railway network, announced that it has safely run its 1000th train.
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) will now be the owner of infrastructure of railway projects linking the cities of the kingdom, according to a decree issued by the Saudi Arabian cabinet.
According to MEED Projects, while metro projects in the Middle East are pushing ahead the ambitious GCC railway has stalled.
First phase of $19.2 billion Doha Metro project to have 37 stations.
The expected speed for freight trains is between 80kph and 120kph.
Damac Properties has joined the RTA's naming rights project.
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