Aug 11, 2017
MASHAER TRAIN TO SERVE HALF MILLION HAJJ PILGRIMS THIS YEAR
Mashaer train is ready to serve a half million Hajj pilgrims this year, It will help Haji's to travel between the holy sites of Makkah in 9 stations including Mount Arafat, Muzadlifa and Mina. Related : Kaaba kiswa raised, The signal of beginning Hajj
Mashaer train is a metro train in Makkah city, which runs only 7 days in a year, that is to serve only Hajj pilgrims during Hajj period. These train have the highest capacity of any metro in the world. Similar : The blessed day of Arafat
- The Mashaer train is scheduled for more than 1000 trips with 17 trains, Each train has 12 air conditioned carriages, Each carriage have 5 doors for boarding and alighting 250 passengers from each carriage.
- These train will be operated by 20,000 operators from various departments and specialties, This train having 9 stations including Arafat, Muzdalifa and Mina stations. Most Viewed : Kiswa - The black cloth of Kaaba
- The Mashaer train is only for Hajj, It will not link with future Makkah Metro, Initially it was launched on 2010 for the Hajj 1431, The aim of this train is reduce the congestion of traffic during the Hajj season.