Graphic shows details of Haramain high-speed train and rail route.
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SAUDI ARABIA

Haramain high-speed rail project ready for launch

By Mike Tyler

November 1, 2017 - Final preparations are underway in Saudi Arabia before the official launch of the Haramain high-speed train line, which is designed to transport up to 60 million passengers a year.

The 450km route linking the Muslim holy cities of Makkah and Madinah is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2018, with partial operations from December 2017.

PUBLISHED: 01/11/2017; STORY: Graphic News
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