Countdown for Saudi Arabia's Haramain Train service begins

Saudi Arabia's Minister of Transport traveled on board the train between the Mecca and Jeddah. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Transport Nabeel Al-Amoudi inspected the preparedness of the Haramain High Speed Train between the sectors of Mecca and Jeddah on Tuesday.

Accompanied by Public Transport Authority Chief Rumaih Al-Rumaih and Saudi Railway Company CEO Bashar Al-Malik, he made an inspection tour of the Jeddah Railway Station in Sulaimaniyah and Mecca Railway Station in Rusaifa and traveled on board the train between the two cities.

Al-Amoudi said the countdown for commercial operation of the Haramain Train service, linking Mecca and Madinah via Jeddah and Rabigh, will start by the end of this month.

With SPA

Last Update: 08:21 KSA 11:21 - GMT 08:21