Middle East

DYNAMIC testing of the first trains to be delivered for the Doha metro network has begun in Qatar.
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has eliminated all but two of the companies bidding for a contract to supply a fleet of 60 double-deck EMUs totalling 330 cars leaving only Alstom and…
SAUDI Railway Company (SAR) plans to extend its daily Riyadh - Majmaah - Al Qassim passenger service north to Hail, Al Jauf and Qurayyat and introduce an overnight train on…
CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has unveiled a full-scale mock-up of the LRVs it is delivering for Tel Aviv’s Red Line project, which is on display to the public in the…
ISRAELI prime minister Mr Benjamin Netanyahu, transport minister Mr Israel Katz, and Israel Railways’ general manager Mr Shahar Ayalon were among the passengers on a special train laid on to…
KISHON port in Haifa witnessed the successful arrival of the first Bombardier Traxx locomotive for Israel Railways on August 28, the country's first electric unit.
THE first train ran on Israel’s new 57km A1 line linking Tel Aviv with Jerusalem on August 20 from from Tel-Aviv to the end of the Latrun bridge which is…
THE first batch of four trains for the Doha metro network were unloaded at Hamad Port in Qatar on August 20 after completing their 21-day sea voyage from Kobe, Japan.
SAUDI Railways Company (SAR), which operates the North-South Railway, achieved a 27% increase in phosphate and bauxite mineral traffic in the first half of 2017 which grew from 3.21 million…
THE first of 62 Bombardier Traxx AC locomotives for Israel Railways (IR) was loaded onto the Normed Antwerpen at the port of Bremen on July 31 in readiness for the…
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