LATEST HEADLINES FROM MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
New 2021 Gulf Rail deadline a "moving target" - UAE Minister.
A new deadline of 2021 to connect the six wealthy Gulf Arab states by rail is a 'moving target', a United Arab Emirates minister said... Full Story
Saudi Arabia begins new Rail Line between Riyadh and Al Qassim.
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has started operating its first scheduled passenger service between Riyadh and Al Qassim from Sunday, February 26, local media reported.
The railway... Full Story
Dubai opens its first tram network.
Dubai recently became the first city in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries to launch a tram service.
The tram, spanning 10.6 km and 11 stations that... Full Story
Atkins wins $135mn Doha Metro Gold Line deal.
Atkins has announced that it has been appointed as lead designer for the Gold Line of the Doha Metro in Qatar.
The consultancy, which last year... Full Story
Parsons records safety landmark on rail project.
Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm, has announced that the Etihad Rail Project in Abu Dhabi has surpassed more than 10mn man... Full Story
Saudi invites bids for 'Landbridge' rail project.
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has invited prequalification bids for the Saudi Landbridge project's construction supervision consultancy contract.
Applications are to be submitted by July 22, according... Full Story
Probe called for KSA's delayed $14bn Haramain line.
Saudi Arabia's Shoura Council has allegedly called for a probe into the delayed Haramain Railway project, according to a media report.
In March Saudi Railways Organisation... Full Story
Qatar Rail takes delivery of four more TBMs.
Qatar Rail, the company overseeing the construction of Qatar's integrated railways network, has received four more tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for phase one of the... Full Story
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