The contract awarded to Al-Rashid Trading & Contracting, Saudi Arabia, covers the construction of stations at Majma'ah, Qasseem (Buraydah), Ha'il, Al Jawf, and Qurayat, which will all be completed in 2014.
Four passenger services per day will connect Riyadh and Ha'il in less than six hours, initially operating at speeds of up to 160-200km/h.