Yemen Plans to Railway Connection with Saudi Arabia

Yemen Plans to Railway Connection with Saudi Arabia
July 23, 2010 10:00 am

Yemen is planning to construct a railway line to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $3.5bn, according to a report.

The government recently completed the economic and financial study for the project. The project includes a 729km international line that connects the Yemeni-Saudi border to five cities in Yemen, according to

The second axis includes an international line to Oman, which extends across the Yemeni-Omani boarders at a length of 766km.

The third axis will consist of a 386km Belhaf-Aden line while the fourth axis will extend from Hazm al-Juf, Marib, Shabwa to Belhaf port on the Arabian Sea at a length of 578km.

The government is also planning to add a fifth axis extending from Sana’a to the Hodeida port on the Red Sea. 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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