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$200bn rail bonanza under way in Mena

Every country in the Mena region has announced rail or metro plans and in total there are more than $200 billion worth of rail and metro projects either planned or under way in the Middle East, said a specialist transport consultant.

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Saudi Arabia implementing 80 megaprojects

More than 80 megaprojects, each worth at least $1 billion, are under way or planned for completion by 2030 in Saudi Arabia, according to a new report. This makes the kingdom the Middle East’s largest megaproject market by a wide m

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Saudi Arabia implementing 80 megaprojects

More than 80 megaprojects, each worth at least $1 billion, are under way or planned for completion by 2030 in Saudi Arabia, according to a new report. This makes the kingdom the Middle East’s largest megaproject market by a wide m

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80 mega-projects coming up in Saudi Arabia

More than 80 mega-projects, each worth at least $1 billion, are under way or planned for completion by 2030 in Saudi Arabia, according to a new report. This makes the kingdom the Middle East’s largest mega-project market by a wide

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First woman driver for Dubai Metro

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.

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500 top GCC officials to attend rail conference

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.

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Kuwait to start work on metro soon

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

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Technical snag hits Dubai Metro train

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

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$12bn Jeddah Metro to roll out by 2022

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

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Systra wins Jeddah Metro design deal

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

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