Signatures for Mecca-Medina high-speed train line

The consortium consisting of 2 Spanish companies and 2 Saudi companies will reduce the 6-kilometer Mecca-Medina road to 736 hours by high-speed train within the scope of the tender won with 450 billion 2,5 million Euros. In the information given in the Spanish news agency EFE, it was stated that 160 thousand passengers are expected to be transported on the line connecting the two holy cities of Saudi Arabia, during religiously special times.

Since the Spanish consortium won the tender, which was opened on October 1, 2006 and concluded on October 26, 2011, it was reported that the Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and the Minister of Public Works Ana Pastor attended the signing ceremony.

In his speech, Minister of Public Works Pastor said that "it is very important for Spanish companies to take part in international projects, especially in this period of difficult economic times."

The Spaniards, who will build the high-speed train line on the Mecca-Medina line, will supply 300 high-speed trains running at 35 km / h and 12 will operate and maintain this line throughout the year.

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Günceleme: 24/11/2018 12:27

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