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China economic planner approves 70 billion yuan worth of railway projects

China economic planner approves 70 billion yuan worth of railway projects :China’s top economic planner on Tuesday approved two railway projects with a total value of nearly 70 billion yuan ($11 billion), the latest move to hasten infrastructure... ...

Istanbul is building a 47km monorail network to deal with its crippling traffic congestion

Istanbul is building a 47km monorail network to deal with its crippling traffic congestion : Istanbul has tried to combat its notorious traffic levels with nearly every type of public transport under the sun – buses, metrobuses, suburban and subway... ...

Austrian firms look for niche markets in Saudi Arabia

Austrian firms look for niche markets in Saudi Arabia :Austrian companies are focusing on market niches in the Saudi construction, infrastructure and industrial sectors to increase business ties with the Kingdom, said Walter Koren, director general of... ...

Riyadh will be connected to Dammam with High Speed Train Lines | Saudi Arabia

Riyadh will be connected to Dammam with High Speed Train Lines :Saudi Arabia has announced that new trains that can reach a speed of 180 kph will be put in service on the line that connects the cities of Riyadh with Dammam. Four new trains will be put... ...

Saudi Arabia signs design contract with Systra for the Jeddah metro

Saudi Arabia signs design contract with Systra for the Jeddah metro :On 17th July the government of Saudi Arabia has signed a contract with the French Company Systra for preliminary engineering design of Jeddah Metro. According to the Arab News the... ...

Railway projects in the Gulf will provide employment for 80 thousand people

Railway projects in the Gulf will provide employment for 80 thousand people :Gulf Cooperation Council consisting of six member countries have announced that the 36 railway projects planned to be implemented in the next five years, will open a job... ...

Norwegian firm reveals designs for Makkah station

Norwegian firm reveals designs for Makkah station :Snohetta, the Norwegian architecture firm, has released proposals for a light railway station in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Designers propose a fuselage-like metro station for a transport hub in the... ...

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