Monday, 16 September 2019 07:02 GMT

Saudi aims Qurayyat-Riyadh train network

(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia plans to launch a new train network as the Saudi Arabia Railway firm (SAR) finishes the building for linking the capital Riyadh with Qurayyat .

Moreover, the train succeeded in the operational stages to reach the speed of 136 km/h, while the experimental operational process was done in the northern Hail area.

Meanwhile, the train plans to serve the people of the northern regions who are awaiting its launch, while it will shorten the time of the trip to Riyadh by more than half.

SAR has two types of passenger trains; the diurnal and the nocturnal, while three trains are being trialled.

Saudi aims Qurayyat-Riyadh train network

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