SRO signs freight line upgrade contract

President of Saudi Railways Organization Mohamed Khaled al Suwaiket signed the contract with China Railway Construction Corp.

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Railways Organization has awarded China Railway Construction Corp 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 to increase capacity includes raising the maximum axleload to 32·5 tonnes.

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