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Saudi Arabia?s Launches its very first Bullet Train Service for Public

The Haramain High Speed Rail system cuts Makkah and Madinah travel times to 2 hours. Saudi Arabia?s high-speed railway, The Haramain High Speed Rail system opened to the general public on Th, transporting 417 passengers from Makkah to Madinah.The rail project, engineered at a price of $16 billion, cosmopolitan via the sea port of Jiddah at a speed of three hundred km/hr. The new link can weigh down travel times between Makkah and Madinah for Muslim passengers to one hundred twenty minutes from many hours, consistent with the Saudi wire service.At present, 2 daily services are regular in every direction.Saudi Arabia?s Transport Minister Nabil al-Amoudi was quoted by Reuters as saying: ?The journey between the Haramain (two holy mosques) is currently shorter and easier than at any time before.?The project highlights the kingdom?s commitment to serving Islam and Muslims.?The railway was engineered by a Spanish-led pool and supported by the general public Investment Fund of Asian nation. The deal was signed in 2011 to provide thirty five high-speed trains and handle a 12- year contract.Further extension of the project can link it with a brand new terminal at Jiddah airdrome, and another east-west train between Riyadh and Jiddah.