Saudi Railways Organization

Type: Organization
Name: Saudi Railways Organization
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

» EP governor tests new rail facilities

Eastern Province Gov. Prince Saud bin Naif recently traveled from Dammam to Hofuf by train as part of his inspection of new upgraded rail facilities in the region.Prince Saud was accompanied by Mohammed bin Khalid Al-Suwaiket, president of the Saudi Railways ... [Published Arab News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Cameras to monitor Dammam-Riyadh railway

The Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has announced plans to install around 500 cameras to monitor its railway line from Riyadh to Dammam.The cameras are expected to be installed before the end of the year.Mohammed Al-Suwaiket, head of the SRO, said that ... [Published Arab News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Consultrans to conduct feasibility study of Riyadh-Dammam high-speed railway line

Spanish transport consultancy firm Consultrans has been selected by the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) to perform a ten-month feasibility study of the 480km-long high-speed railway line between Dammam and Riyadh.Valued at SAR6.6m ($1.8m), the study ... [Published Railway-technology.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Shoura to discuss proposal for ‘private eye’

Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH — The Shoura Council on Monday will discuss a report by its security affairs committee on a proposal for legislation to allow private investigators in the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported Saturday.The proposal presented ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish consultant picked for Saudi rail study

Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has signed a contract for SR6,000,621 (£971,000) with a Spanish consortium headed by Consultrans to study options for a high-speed line between Riyadh and Dammam. The line will have a a design speed of 350km/h to enable ... [Published Construction Index - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

SRO discusses possibility for Riyadh-Dammam train

(MENAFN) Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) signed a contract with Spanish Consultants Company for USD1.59 million to study the possibility for a high-speed ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

New Trains linking Riyadh and Dammam

Saudi Railways Organization president confirmed that the Riyadh-Al-Kharj rail service consists of four new trains that link Riyadh and Dammam. The first of these four trains will arrive by the end of November, with the remaining three following a month ... [Published Destination Jeddah - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

China Railway to upgrade Saudi Railways' freight line in Riyadh

Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has signed a $32.8m contract with a subsidiary of China Railway Construction for the renewal of a 78.4km freight line between Dammam and Riyadh.The 21-month contract will upgrade the line for an axle load of 32.5t and ... [Published Railway-technology.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 6 reports

Saudi awards key rail project contract

Saudi Arabia has awarded a contract to China Railway Construction Corporation for the renewal of the freight railway line between Dammam and Riyadh.The SR122.8 million ($32.5 million) contract was signed by Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) president ... [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Golf carts at train stations

   The Saudi Railways Organization has launched a new service for elderly and disabled passengers where they can use golf carts at the railways stations in Dammam, Riyadh and Hofouf to allow them better freedom of movement. Acting spokesman ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Kingdom - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Saudi Railways to make rail travel most popular in KSA

Tue,19 Aug , 2014State-owned Saudi Railways has launched some initiatives aiming to make rail travel ‘most popular’ in Saudi Arabia, Asharq Al-Awsat daily reported.Khalid Al-Suwaikat, Head of the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO), said: “The company is ... [Published Saudi Fransi Capital - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Haramain high-speed train

The Saudi Railways Organization released photos of Al-Haramain train, which is expected to go into service by the middle of 2016. The photos taken at the manufacturing plant in Spain show the interior and front section of the train. Al-Haramain train, ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Aug 17 2014]

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"The study will assess whether the line would shorten the current travel time between Dammam and Riyadh from four and a half hours to less than three hours."
"The contract comes within the development plans adopted by SRO to raise the level of services provided to meet the growing demand for transportation services by train" SRO President said
"The contract is part of SRO's efforts made to upgrade and develop the efficiency of the existing railway network."
"This contract is part of SRO's efforts made to upgrade and develop the efficiency of the existing railway network as well as meeting the new regulations to achieve the standards for the transport by train within the GCC" SRO's CEO said

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» EP governor tests new rail facilities [Published Arab News - Sep 13 2014]
Key Insight On Global Infrastructure Projects [Published Business Monitor International - Sep 11 2014]
Cameras to monitor Dammam-Riyadh railway [Published Arab News - Sep 09 2014]
Consultrans to conduct feasibility study of Riy... [Published Railway-technology.com - Sep 08 2014]
500 top GCC officials to attend rail conference [Published Trade Arabia - Sep 08 2014]
Rail line to link GCC states needs $15.4b in in... [Published Saudi Gazette - Sep 08 2014]
1st GCC Rail and Metro Conference to be held on... [Published AME Info - Sep 07 2014]
Shoura to discuss proposal for ‘private eye’ [Published Saudi Gazette - Sep 07 2014]
BRIEF: CONSULTRANS to study Riyadh-Dammam high-... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 05 2014]
Spanish consultant picked for Saudi rail study [Published Construction Index - Sep 04 2014]
SRO discusses possibility for Riyadh-Dammam train [Published MENAFN - Sep 03 2014]
Riyadh-Dammam high-speed line: Railway studies ... [Published Arab News - Sep 02 2014]
New Trains linking Riyadh and Dammam [Published Destination Jeddah - Sep 01 2014]
China Railway to upgrade Saudi Railways' freigh... [Published Railway-technology.com - Aug 28 2014]
Saudi Arabia renewing Dammam-Riyadh freight line [Published Transport Journal - Aug 28 2014]
Saudi awards key rail project contract [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 27 2014]
SRO signs Dammam – Riyadh upgrading contracts [Published Railway Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
SRO, CRCC sign USD23.76m to renew freight route [Published MENAFN - Aug 27 2014]
SRO signs contract for renewing first phase of ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
SRO signs contract for renewing first phase of ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Economy - Aug 26 2014]
SRO signs contract for renewing main freight ro... [Published Arab News - Aug 26 2014]
Saudi to revive west-south train project [Published Emirates247 - Aug 21 2014]
First Haramain high speed trainset revealed [Published Railway Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
Golf carts at train stations [Published Saudi Gazette - Kingdom - Aug 19 2014]
Saudi Railways to make rail travel most popular... [Published Saudi Fransi Capital - Aug 19 2014]
Saudi state railway in push to popularize rail ... [Published Asharq Al Awsat - Aug 19 2014]
Four new passenger train to link Riyadh and Dammam [Published AME Info - Aug 18 2014]
Saudi- New 180 kmph train to link Riyadh and Da... [Published Araboo.com - Aug 17 2014]
Haramain high-speed train [Published Saudi Gazette - Aug 17 2014]
Haramain high-speed train [Published Saudi Gazette - Kingdom - Aug 16 2014]
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