The railway detour developed following a fire on the permanent line is 90% complete
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.
One man was killed when the trains eventually derailed further down the track, while three people in the impacted vehicles suffered injuries, according to Secretary of Municipal Public Security, Arturo Calvario Ramírez.
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.
The Haramain high-speed train will start commercial operations on October 1, 2018, Public Transport Authority chief Rumaih Al-Rumaih has announced.