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|Owner||Madinah Metro Development Authority (MMDA)|
|Transit type||Rapid transit|
|Number of lines||3 (projected)|
|Operation will start||after 2020|
|System length||95 km (59 mi) (projected)|
On 4 November 2013 the Saudi cabinet announced that a metro would be built in Madinah within eight years. A committee for the project was to be chaired by the Governor of Medina, Prince Faisal bin Salman.
In March 2015 the Madinah Metro Development Authority (MMDA) awarded French companies Systra (consortium leader) and Egis Group a 12-month contract to carry out feasibility studies and produce preliminary design for the metro. The network is to be built in two phases for opening in 2020.
Total route length of 95 km. 25 km would be underground and 48 km elevated.