Times Middle East Presents Gulf Railway Expansion and Technology Summit

The GCC is currently undergoing a major metamorphosis. It is expected to infuse $250 Billion in establishing a railway network across the region, which includes projects like the Saudi Land Bridge, North-South Railway Line, Haramain High Speed Rail, GCC Rail, Riyadh Light Railway, and Makkah Metro. The 300 kilometer-long Doha Metro will consist of four lines: Red Line, Gold Line, Green Line and Blue Line. Rail project in Qatar will have 80 stations by the time it is completed.

Doha, Qatar, July 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Speaking to more than 1500 industry professionals and government specifically from the railway and infrastructure sector, Gulf Railway Expansion and Technology Summit 2013 is taking into account the major remodeling of the railways in the GCC region, which will be held in Doha, Qatar on 4 - 5 November 2013. This summit aims at discussing the challenges that are being faced while in the design stage which will enable effective planning of the project in the long run. The summit throws light on the financing models for the railways, the latest technology that is being deployed for the railways and many such important aspects. The next decade will see a major transformation in the transport industry across the GCC Region.

Gulf Railway Expansion and technology summit is a business to business platform that you will find out why the Middle East has allocated over $250bn to develop railway projects over the next decade, which will result in 67,000km of railway tracks throughout the region. Get detailed country and project specific information for upcoming and ongoing rail projects in the region, including tender information and interviews with Saudi Railway Company, Qatar Rail and Etihad Rail, Saudi-Bahrain railway project, Qatar Bahrain causeway project and Kuwait Metro Rail project.

This year the summit not limited to focus only on "Existing challenges and upcoming opportunities for private sector in Middle East rail sector, perspective of steel and cement companies on freight rail network, exploring key financing strategies for better ROI on rail projects," It will also throw light on other GCC Countries Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and next generation railway technology. Successful construction of railways across the other Middle Eastern countries and first-hand experience will also be shared and reviewed at the summit. Spanning over two days, this summit will include intense discussions on project updates and recommendations on the best strategies moving forward.

Gulf Railway Expansion and Technology Summit is creating a platform for interaction, networking and knowledge sharing with the industry experts. With over 200 industry professionals, companies from Europe, America and Asia Pacific entering the MENA region for the first time and over 20 speakers and panelist attending the summit, Times Middle East is bringing the who’s who from the railway industry under one roof to discuss new projects introduced with new and innovative products and technologies developed specifically for the Region.
Times Middle East
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