Middle East & Africa urban rail news

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

Dubai takes delivery of first Route 2020 metro train

12 Nov 2018

UAE: Dubai Roads & Transport Authority has taken delivery of the first of 50 driverless Metropolis trainsets that Alstom is supplying for the Route 2020 extension. The five-car train was shipped from the German port of ... more

The FAST Consortium which is building Riyadh Metro Line 4 has been awarded a contract to build a two-station extension to serve King Khalid International Airport.

Riyadh Metro airport extension contract awarded

18 Oct 2018

SAUDI ARABIA: The FAST Consortium which is building Riyadh Metro Line 4 has been awarded a contract to build a two-station extension to serve King Khalid International Airport. This will include a 1ยท5 km viaduct and two elevated ... more