Middle East & Africa urban rail news

The latest metro, light rail and suburban rail industry news from the Middle East and Africa.

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Qatar metro and light rail operating contract awarded

07 Dec 2017

QATAR: Public transport authority Qatar Rail has awarded the RKH Qitarat joint venture between a consortium of RATP Dev and Keolis (49%) and local construction, property and trading business Hamad Group (51%) a contract to ... more

A memorandum of understanding for the development of urban rail projects in Baghdad and Basra has been signed by the Iraqi government and Alstom.

Baghdad and Basra urban rail memorandum signed by Alstom

06 Dec 2017

IRAQ: A memorandum of understanding for the development of urban rail projects in Baghdad and Basra has been signed by the Iraqi government and Alstom as part of a Franco-Iraqi inter-governmental meeting. A 20 km elevated ... more