President of Saudi Railways Organization Mohamed Khaled al Suwaiket signed the contract with Dornier Consulting.

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Railways Organization has awarded Dornier Consulting GmbH a contract to provide consultancy services for an update of the Saudi Railways Master Plan. The six-month contract is worth 2·84 million riyals.

SRO said the main objective of the SRMP update is to provide an ‘integrated and clear future vision for a safer, better and bigger railway network’, and put a ‘conceptual framework in place for the long term development of a future passenger and freight railway network’ which is consistent with the country’s National Transportation Strategy.