The Second Phase of Haramain High Speed Rail project awarded

19th Nov 2011
The Second Phase of Haramain High Speed Rail project awarded

An approval has been issued on awarding the phase 2 of Haramain High Speed Rail Project (HHR) to Al –Shoula Consortium (comprising of a number of Saudi and Spanish Companies)

This Phase of the HHR Project includes the construction of railway tracks, installation of signaling and telecommunication systems, electrification, operational control center, the procurement of 35 train sets, and the operation and maintenance for a period of 12 years.

It is worth mentioning that the project team has recently managed negotiations with Al-Shoula Consortium focused on the points that need to be completed, and the Consortium has agreed on all points negotiated.

By awarding the Phase 2 of HHR project, all phases of the project have been awarded and the work is underway as planned.



Also in Saudi Arabia today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Riyadh.

City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.

However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi. is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.

Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.

Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.

City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.


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