Make MENAFN My Home Page
 
  Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi- SRO works on SR365bn network  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 02/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - Arab News) The saudi railways organization (sro) is working on a sr365 billion strategic plan for developing the railway network in the kingdom and implementing several projects to interlink the country's provinces by the year 2040.

the project aims to establish an integrated railway network spanning 9900 km with 19 railway lines.

the haramain high speed railway and a north-south line are under construction with a line connecting jeddah to riyadh slated to begin soon.

work on the railway link between gulf countries is also expected to begin soon.

muhammad al-suwaiket sro president said that the organization is working on rectifying the poor performance of lines that run between dammam and al-ahsa through abqaiq through redeveloping internal departnts.



'the organization seeks to maintain passenger safety and build a good reputation by implementing plans over the next 20 years to cover all major cities of the kingdom" said al-suwaiket.

he said sro would focus on laying the foundations for reconstructing the organization's departments and formulate a new guideline.

'we will review and redesign training programs for operating trains with the help of international specialized institutions" he said.

'the huge gcc railway project will start from kuwait and go through the kingdom bahrain qatar and the united arab emirates ending in oman" he said. the line will span 2200 km.

he said sro is currently designing parts of the projects within the kingdom and that work on the project will begin in 2018.


 
 


Arab News




Loading, Please wait....


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help