East-West rail accelerates

February 2005
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/4/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p24
Reports on the acceleration of a project to link the Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia with the Gulf via a new freight and passenger railway line following its presentation to potential investors in London, England, as of February 2005. Date of the launch of prequalification on the build-operate-transfer scheme; Responsibilities of the chosen concessionaire; Background on the project.


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