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Saudi Arabia Suspends ALL Domestic Flights, Buses, Taxis, and Trains

Almost two weeks ago, Saudi Arabia suspended travel to and from several countries as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. Just recently, the Kingdom has suspended domestic travel and public transportation as well. On Friday, 20th March 2020, an official source from the Ministry of Interior announced a temporary suspension of all domestic flights, [...]

king salman inaugurates haramain rail

Previously, we shared that a high-speed train would roll out in Saudi Arabia this year. Well, that time has arrived! The much-awaited Haramain Express Train was inaugurated on Tuesday by none other than King Salman, according to the Saudi Gazette. “On Allah we rely and we pray to Allah to grant us success. Thanks to Allah our [...]

In Saudi Arabia, public transportation consists mostly of buses and taxis. This year, however, things are about to change with the launching of a much-awaited transport mode: trains! The Minister of Transportation and Chairman of the Saudi Railway Organisation (SRO), Nabil Al-Amoudi, has announced that the high-speed “Haramain Express” train will roll out this 2018. With [...]

Previously, we’ve shared about how you can travel via public transportation around Saudi Arabia. While the Kingdom has an extensive public bus network and plenty of taxi cabs, a railway system is also in the works — not only within, but outside the country as well. Recently, a senior transport official has announced that three years [...]

Every year, thousands of foreign workers apply for jobs in Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom, with its thriving and progressive economy, offers many opportunities to aspiring job seekers. Indeed, more and more expats keep on coming to live and work here! Upon arriving in Saudi Arabia, you’d be surprised to see many modern buildings, amazing architecture, [...]