Work

Haramain High Speed Rail (HHSR)

Location

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Middle East

Overview

Saudi Railways Organization commissioned Dar to prepare the concept design and tender documents of the Haramain High Speed Rail (HHSR) project. We were also assigned the construction supervision and project management of the HSSR. This project constitutes an electrified passenger railway line that links the Holy Cities of Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah.

At a glance

450

km electrified rail line

46

rail bridges

320

km/h commercial operating speed

The project

Our work on the HHSR incorporates one cut-and-cover tunnel, 46 rail bridges, 9 wadi bridges, and 5 rail underpasses. We also designed 53 vehicular overpasses, 30 vehicular underpasses, 12 Camel crossings, 5 stations, and 3 depots to allow the rail to fulfill the needs of its users.

HHSR is the first in the Middle East. It provides the fastest and the safest mode of conveyance for the pilgrims, Umra performers, and other passengers. It combines necessary comfort with entertainment and high luxury.

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