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In Focus: Riyadh's $22bn metro scheme

Middle East metro boom takes shape

Gianluca Ebracci, Alstom

The carriage revolution Subscription

18 June 2015 | By

Transport spending is likely to continue to press ahead across the region despite falling oil prices

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Riyadh Metro

Government moves to cut spending on Riyadh Metro Subscription

17 September 2015 | By

Focus shifts to ongoing projects as lower oil prices continue

Colin Foreman

Metro spending is key Saudi construction in 2016 Subscription

10 September 2015 | By

If upcoming schemes slow down then construction work in the kingdom will grind to a halt

Riyadh metro

Riyadh considers scaling back metro works Subscription

7 September 2015 | By

Contractors in early discussions to scale back one station of Line 3

Riyadh Metro

Riyadh metro contract awarded Subscription

3 September 2015 | By

Award for lines 1 and 2 of the light rail scheme

Riyadh Metro tunnelling starts

Riyadh Metro tunnelling starts Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Riyadh Metro’s six lines will have a total length of 180 kilometres

Mecca metro

Mecca Metro award by end of 2015 Subscription

3 June 2015 | By Jennifer Malapitan-Aguinaldo

Construction contract awards for the first phase were originally set for 30 May

Colin Foreman

Picking metro winners Subscription

2 June 2015 | By

Capacity is the key when selecting bidding partners for new projects

10 biggest transport projects due for award

Saudi Arabia remains focused on transport development Subscription

20 May 2015 | By

Kingdom has said it will increase transport investment over the next 10 years

Riyadh Metro

Saudi Arabia tenders Riyadh metro role Subscription

29 April 2015 | By

Six-line metro is under construction

Saudi Arabia: Metro O&M Subscription

28 April 2015

Operation and maintenance (O&M) of a metro

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Rail Projects Subscription

12 October 2014 | By

Rail boom dominates GCC construction spending

Strong client teams are key Subscription

12 October 2014 | By Bernadette Ballantyne

Effective project management is vital regardless of the contracting model

Estimated share of GCC railway cargo 2020

Boosting trade with rail links Subscription

12 October 2014

Bechtel’s David Welch explains how railways promote economic growth

Dubai: Stations are critical intersections that bring together passengers, local communities and businesses

From platforms to linking points Subscription

12 October 2014 | By James Gavin

Stations are now being designed to enhance the quality of journeys

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