Dammam Riyadh Freight Line Phase 2

Dammam Riyadh Freight Line Phase 2

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Completed

Total Reported Cost

160.0 million SAR

Initiatives

Start Date

March 26 2015

Start of Construction

2015

Planned Completion Date

Feb. 2017

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Description

Saudi Railways Organization awarded China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) a 160m riyal contract to undertake the 91 km second phase of upgrading the Dammam – Riyadh freight line. The specifications for the 23 month project is to increase capacity includes raising the maximum axleload to 32·5 tonnes.

In 2014, CRCC was awarded a 123m riyal contract to renew 78·4 km of the route.

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