Saudi Unveils Plan to Link Haramain Train With Mashair Train – Gulf Insider


Minister of Transport and Logistics Saleh Al-Jasser has announced that studies are underway to link the Haramain High-Speed Train with the Mashair Train to serve the Hajj pilgrims.

Speaking to local media, Al-Jasser said in-depth studies were being carried out by the transportation system and the Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites to find the best solutions to link these two routes directly through the central area of Makkah.

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Al-Jasser said the total number of passengers who used the Mashair Train reached about 1.5 million this year, and some more trips will be operated over the coming days. The Haramain Train, which connects Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City, Rabigh, had a major role in transporting pilgrims between the two holy cities; King Abdulaziz International Airport and Makkah, and between Jeddah and Madinah.

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