Monday, 23 April 2018 04:29 GMT

Saudi resumes Haramain Rail project

(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia has resumed work on Haramain High Speed Rail project from King Abdullah Economic City, Rabigh to holy city of Madinah, according to Arab News

Saudi Railway Organization (SRO) Chairman Mohammed Khaled Al-Suwaiket said that the second phase has been started by installing train truck

He added that the 450-kilometer high speed electrified train with a maximum speed of 300 km per hour is a challenging task

Al-Suwaiket said: "SRO is experiencing some obstacles in the Makkah-Jeddah sector, thus delaying the project in this particular stretch, however from King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh to Madinah there are no problems and work is progressing satisfactorily.

Saudi resumes Haramain Rail project

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