Haremeyn Railway is ready at 2016: Railway will connect Mecca and Medina. It was recorded that the cost of the railway project, which was planned to cost 50 billion dollars and was passed through Jeddah, was revised to 2015 billion dollars. It is noted that the speed of trains can reach up to 11,1 kilometers per hour.
In the first phase of the project, ground works, bridges and tunnels are being constructed. El Raci Union, which consists of China Railway Construction Company, El Arrab Company and El Suveylem Company, took this stage.
The Saudi-Spanish consortium assumed the second phase of the project, which will find the total length of the 450 kilometer. In the second phase, rails, signaling, electrical and communication systems will be studied and the 2015 will be finished to the end. The consortium will also be responsible for the maintenance and operation of the line throughout the year.