Yemen has Put to Bids for First-Ever Rail Project

Yemen has Put to Bids for First-Ever Rail Project
October 24, 2009 10:19 pm

The Middle East country of Yemen has put to tender bids for the country’s first-ever railway project.

The railway, which includes building three lines, will link the nation with its neighbouring countries in the Gulf.
The first line will be built along the coastline from the country’s north-western border with Saudi Arabia to its eastern border with Oman.

The other two lines will link the country’s north-western areas with Red Sea and Arabian Sea ports.

The three lines will ultimately connect with the planned 1,500km regional freight network with neighbouring Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman, which is scheduled to finish by 2017. 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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