Eng. Hussein Ali Yaqoub, Assistant Undersecretary for Land Transport Affairs at the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications, held a meeting with the Gulf Railways Authority delegation headed by Engineer Nasser bin Hamad Al-Qahtani and Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Samaani, in the presence of the Ministry’s work team. The meeting is to discuss developments in the railway link between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the King Hamad Bridge.
During the meeting, he praised the authority’s central role in coordinating among the member states regarding the GCC railway project and working to develop the railway sector on a permanent, continuous and integrated basis among the six countries.
During the meeting, they reviewed the developments of the transitional phase of the King Hamad Bridge project and track preparation on the Bahraini side and the King Hamad International Station in the Ramli area, in addition to presenting the details of engineering designs and meeting points between the two kingdoms.
This comes in conjunction with the Gulf Railways Authority’s establishment in 2022, which aims to draw up the general policy for the GCC railway network and coordinate among the member states to follow up the implementation and operation of the GCC railway project.