SRO Starts to Work Landbridge Project

SRO Starts to Work Landbridge Project
January 25, 2011 7:37 am

The Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) will start work on the Saudi Landbridge project after receiving approval from the authorities.

The $7bn project includes the construction of a 950km line between Riyadh and Jeddah, and a 115km line between Dammam and Jubail, along with three freight stations and two passenger stations in Jeddah.
It has also unveiled plans to partially operate the country’s north-south railway within three months and complete the Riyadh freight train project within two years.
The SRO will also purchase ten locomotives and improve railway services, and has allotted funds for a central signal and control system in a bid to improve railway tracks and complete high-speed train tracks.
SRO plans to expand railway lines to regions outside Al-Ahsa in eastern Saudi Arabia, purchase four advanced trains and install modern signal systems along the lines. 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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