Dubai Metro, which celebrates its fifth anniversary today, has appointed its first woman driver, a young Emirati.
Mariam Al Saffar, 30, who has now moved to the Dubai Tram project as the operation supervisor, a WAM report said.
More than 500 top Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) officials will take part in the first and official GCC Rail and Metro Conference next year in Muscat, Oman.
The event will take place on January 11 and 12 at the Al Bustan Palace.
Kuwait is likely to start work on its much-delayed $20 billion metro project soon, a report said.
The project will be built on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis, said the Emirates 24/7 report. The first phase of the project is expect
A technical snag stopped a train on Dubai Metro’s Red Line yesterday evening between Al Karama and Al Jafiliya stations during peak hours.
Several commuters were stranded for for some time following the incident, said a repo
The Jeddah Metro, which will cost about SR45 billion ($11.9 billion) to build, will be ready by 2022, a top official was quoted as saying in a report.
The new project is aimed at reducing traffic congestion in the business city, s
French company Systra has won a consultancy contract from Saudi Arabia to provide preliminary engineering designs for the Jeddah Metro project, a report said.
The contract is valued at SR276 million ($73.59 million), the Arab News
Serco Company, the operator of the Dubai Metro, has awarded a one-year renewable contract to Nedaa Corporation to deliver technical services and applications related to the maintenance of the wireless communication network of the metro
Egypt is set to start the first phase of Cairo’s underground fourth line project within the fiscal year 2015-16, said a report.
The Cairo Metro Line 4 will run from Haram district reaching the New Cairo d
The planned integrated public transport system for Saudi Arabia's Dammam and Qatif cities will cost around SR60 billion ($16 billion), a senior official was quoted as saying.
Eastern Province Mayor Fahad Al-Jubair said in a re
Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has decided to implement integrated public transport systems, including Metros and buses, in Dammam and Qatif cities, a report said.
The cabinet also set up a high-level committee under the Eastern Provi