The works consists of the feasibility study for a high speed railway line for passengers between Dammam and Riyadh. The line, of about 450 km long, will be double track electric power traction and will have an intermediate stop at Hofuf. The maximum foreseen speed of the trains will be 300 – 320 kph.

The scope of works includes the following:

  • Railway operation
  • Functionality study
  • Power supply and overhead contact system
  • Telecommunications
  • Structures
  • Stations and architecture
  • Climatology, hydrology and drainage studies
  • Utilities and ancillary works

The above tasks, as well as others which are not included within our scope, will allow the comparison of several alternatives and the selection of the most suitable one.


SRO (Saudi Railway Organization)

Project Dates

2014 – ongoing


Consultrans and AIF