UAE and KSA To Be Linked By Train

UAE and KSA To Be Linked By Train

19 Mar 2018

The train network is expected to be operational by December 2021

You will soon be able to travel to Saudi Arabia from the UAE by rail, thanks to a direct rail network that is currently in development.

The project is expected to be up and running by the end of December 2021. 

Speaking at a press conference in Dubai, Abdullah Salem Al Kathiri, director general of the Federal Authority for Land and Marine Transport confirmed the rail link project between the two countries.

"By the end of December 2021, we will have a connection between us and the Saudis," Abdullah Salem Al Kathiri said.

The Khaleej Times has reported that UAE-Saudi train network will span an impressive 2,100km (1,300 miles) and will be catering to both passenger and cargo services.