Oct 1, 2019
Haramain Train in between Makkah & Madina to resume its services within a Month
Saudi Arabia's Haramain Train to resume its services within 30 days from the new Station at King Abdul Aziz International Airport, The operations was halted on Sunday after a huge fire broke out at Jeddah railway station. Related : Jeddah's new King Abdul Aziz Ineternational Airport Terminal 1
The incident resulted in injury of at least 11 people and heavy damage to the Jeddah station, which happened on Sunday at 12:35 PM. The train will continue its operation in lessthan a month through Makkah station, King Abdullah Economoic City and Madina to serve the residents and visitors of Jeddah. Recommend : Makkah to Madina in 130 minutes via Haramain Train
- The passengers and employees were evacuated immediately after the fire broke out, The fire which was centered in the roof of the station lasted for 15 hours.
- The Minister of Transport and the Chariman of the Board Directors of Saudi Railways Company (SAR) thanked Saudi Civil Defense, The General Security Aviation Command, Red Crescent, Support teams from Saudi Aramco, Air Force and Civil Aviation. Read : Daily train between Riyadh and Hail
- The security forces used choppers equipped with water tankers to stop the fire. The blaze did not reach the railway tracks or power systems of electric rail.