Technical Review Middle East


Construction begins on US$22.5 billion Riyadh metro

riyadh metro bechtelWork on the 178km-long Riyadh metro has commenced with project officials estimating that the rail network should be completed by 2018

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Etihad Rail and DB Schenker Rail sign JV to operate UAE’s rail network

train Andreas Frankenhauser wikimediaEtihad Rail has signed a joint venture (JV) deal with DB Schenker Rail, a unit of Germany’s Deutsche Bahn, to operate and maintain the UAE’s US$11bn rail network

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FCC-led consortium to build a part of Doha Metro

metro banku wikimediaCitizen Services Group FCC has been awarded a contract by the Qatar Railways Company to build a section of Doha Metro red line for US$702.3mn

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ADPC and Etihad Rail to build railway terminal at UAE port

rail container bobolink flickrAbu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etihad Rail to build an integrated bulk and container railway terminal at Khalifa Port

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Phase-2 of Sohar Port and Freezone to begin later this year

railway dstanley flickrSohar Freezone, the deep-sea port and free zone in Sohar, will begin planning its second phase later this year, with emphasis on rail infrastructure

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