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Solicitation of Expression of Interest

Organisation: Public Transport Authority (PTA)
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Deadline: 29 Dec 2017
Web site:
Ref: Solicitation of Expression of Interest

Solicitation of Expression of Interest (EoI)


The Public Transport Authority (PTA) is seeking to enter into a long-term partnership with international leading railway companies and investors of different kinds to provide passengers and freight train services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Enhancing the private sector participation in the Kingdom is a corner stone of the Saudi Vision 2030, with objective to increase operations excellence, to establish a new performance culture and quality as well as to reduce the dependency on the government.

Saudi Arabia’s railway network spans over 4,000km with an additional 2,500km currently in the planning or construction stage with strong passenger and freight volume growth. Logistics services and railways more specifically, have been identified as a focus area to support economic growth and as key enabler to position the Kingdom as leading regional logistic hub.

For the purpose, the PTA is especially inviting international leading railway companies to provide passenger and freight train services for the currently operational railway network for the Riyadh to Dammam line and the North-South Railway.

To participate in future aspects of the partnership process, potential bidders and highly encouraged to reach out to the following email address privatizarion(at) to receive more information on the above described opportunity and access to dedicated EoI document.


In case of further questions, please contact the PTA under the below mentioned address.

Public Transport Authority (PTA)

Procurement and Contract

Olaya Street, As Sahafah

P.O. Box 87078 Riyadh 11642

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Email: privatization(at)