Jordan Railways Plans to Extend Railway Network

Jordan Railways Plans to Extend Railway Network
March 3, 2011 5:32 pm

The Jordanian Government will issue a tender seeking funding for the proposed 2.4bn-dinar ($3.8bn) national rail network within the coming months.

The Transport Ministry is expecting to receive letters of interest from several financial institutions, such as the European Investment Bank, the World Bank and the Arab Monetary Fund, within two weeks.

The 950km rail network will connect Jordan with Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. According to feasibility studies conducted by the French company BNB Paribas, the project will be executed under the public private partnership model.

The study also pointed out that projected annual revenues from the project would gradually grow from 229m dinar ($323m) in 2015 to 375m dinar ($529m) in 2020. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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