Railway linking Iran to Syria through Iraq
A Head of Terms contract will allow UAE’s rail network to connect to the Khalifa Port
UAE’s rail project back on track with financing sealed
Haramain high-speed carries 250,000 passengers in first four months
SJIF and ASEZA to build $700m rail network in Jordan
Etihad Rail network to link ports and towns under new strategy
Digital interlocking signalling system goes live in Egyptian station
ENR orders 160 km/h Talgo trainsets
Saudi Railway Co ETCS certified
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The line is now served by a total of 56 trips a week, including late night and early morning departures.
Services on the 449km line have been incrementally increased since the start of commercial operations in October 2018 under a plan authorised by the Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) and the Saudi Public Transport Authority. Services will be stepped up to 100 trains a week later this year and 200 trains a week in 2020.
May 4 saw the operation of the 1000th commercial service on the line, which has now carried more than 410,000 passengers with an average load factor of 83%.
The fleet of Talgo high-speed trains has covered more 600,000km since the line opened.
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