France’s Alstom has started to deliver trainsets for the $23-billion Riyadh Metro, which is almost halfway complete. Work on the multi-billion-dollar Riyadh Metro is nearly halfway complete, and the first of the Alstom trainsets for the ambitious project have started to arrive in the Saudi capital.

The Riyadh Metro notched up a new safety milestone in January this year, exceeding three million safe work hours without a single lost-time incident, US consultancy Parsons reported.  Parsons is part of the Riyadh Metro Transit Consultants (RMTC) consortium, which is the engineer of record for two Riyadh Metro contracts.

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