North South Railway (Saudi Arabia)

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North South Railway saudi
Overview
Type heavy rail
System Saudi Railway Organization
Status trial operation
Termini Al-Haditha
Riyadh
Stations 6
Website North - South Railway
Operation
Opening 2011
Operator(s) Saudi Railway Organization
Technical
Line length 2,400 kilometres (1,491.3 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge

North South Railway is a 2,400 kilometres (1,491 mi) long railway project in Saudi Arabia. Trial operation on 1,392 kilometres (865 mi) long freight part of the project connecting Al-Haditha and Jalamid with new port city Ras Al-Khair was started in May 2011.[1]

An 85 km link is planned which would connect the North-South railway with the port at Jubail.[2]

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