AVIATION & TRANSPORT

UAE will have rail link with Saudi Arabia by the end of Dec 2021

FILE PHOTO for illustrative purposes: The United Arab Emirates will have a rail link with Saudi Arabia by the end of December 2021. (Shutterstock)

The United Arab Emirates will have a rail link with Saudi Arabia by the end of December 2021, a senior tranport official said on Monday.

"By the end of December 2021 we will have a connection between us and the Saudis," Abdullah Salem Al Kathiri, director general of the Federal Authority for Land and Marine Transport, told a conference in Dubai.

The planned 2,100 km passenger and cargo network connecting the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states was pushed back at least three years to 2021.

 

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Last Update: Monday, 12 March 2018 KSA 12:49 - GMT 09:49
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