Category: Middle East & Africa Project Update

Dakar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Senegal

Developer: Comité Exécutif des Transports Urbains de Dakar (CETUD) is the system developer. Project description: Development of a BRT system in Dakar. Background: The line will span 18.3 km from Cab... This content is available...

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Metro Express LRT, Mauritius

Developer/operator: Metro Express Limited (MEL), a national government-owned company which was incorporated in 2016, is responsible for developing, financing, constructing, operating, and managing the... This content is...

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Oman–UAE High-Speed Rail (HSR) Project

Developer: Etihad Rail and Oman Rail will establish a joint venture company (JVC) to develop and operate a high-speed rail (HSR) line. The new company will lay the groundwork and prepare the roadmap f... This content is...

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Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Tanzania

Key players: The Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit Agency (DART) is the developer. Usafiri Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit Company (UDART) is the operator. Project description: Expansion of the existing bus ra... This content is available...

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Tel Aviv Metro Rail System, Israel

Developer: NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Limited is the project developer. Project description: Development of a new metro rail system in Tel Aviv. Background: The network will comprise three... This content is available...

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Maputo Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Mozambique

Developer: The Maputo Municipal Council is the project developer. Project description: Development of the BRT system in Maputo, the capital city of Mozambique. Background: The BRT corridor will conn... This content is available...

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Amman Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), Jordan

Developer: The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is the developer. Project description: Expansion of the bus rapid transit (BRT) system  serving Amman, the capital city of Jordan. Background: The exi... This content is available...

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AlUla Tramway, Saudi Arabia

Developer:  The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) is the developer. Project description: Development of a light rail transit (LRT) system in the city of AlUla. Background: The LRT will connect t... This content is available...

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Etihad Rail Project, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Developer/Operator: Etihad Rail DB, a joint venture (JV) between Etihad Rail and DB Schenker. Project description: Development of a 1,200-km railway network which will be part of the Gulf Cooperation... This content is available...

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Casablanca Tramway, Morocco

Key players: CASA Transports SA is the developer. It is jointly owned by the national government, the Greater Casablanca regional government, the Hassan II Fund for Economic and Social Development, th... This content is...

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Egypt High-Speed Rail Project

Key player: The National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) is the project developer. Project description: Development of a high-speed rail (HSR) network in Egypt. Background: The HSR network will span 2,0... This content is available...

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Luxor–High Dam Rail Corridor, Egypt

Developer: Egyptian National Railways (ENR) is the project developer. Project description: Modernisation of the rail corridor connecting Luxor and High Dam. Background: The Luxor–High Dam rail line ... This content is available...

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Haifa–Nazareth Light Rail Transit (LRT), Israel

Developer: Israel’s Ministry of Transport and Road Safety is the developer. TransIsrael is executing the project on behalf of the national government. Project description: Development of a light rail... This content is available...

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Al Boraq High-Speed Rail (HSR) Project, Morocco

Key players: Office National des Chemins de Fer (ONCF), the national rail operator of Morocco, is the developer and operator. Project description: Development of an HSR system in Morocco. Background... This content is available...

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Tel Aviv Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project, Israel

Developer: Metropolitan Mass Transit System Limited (NTA) is the system developer. Tevel, a consortium of Egged Bus Group (51 per cent), Shenzhen Metro (30 per cent), and China Civil Engineering Const... This content is...

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Afrail Express High-Speed Rail (HSR) Project, Africa

Developer: Switzerland-based Afrailways and Namibia-based Groot Suisse Industries are the developers. Project description: Development of a high-speed rail (HSR) system to connect the entire African ... This content is available...

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