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Saudi SRO to award contracts for second stage of railway

Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) is to award contracts for the second stage of a 450km railway that will link the holy cities of Mecca and Medina to Jeddah in the first quarter of this year, Zawya Dow Jones has reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. The $1.4bn contracts will involve laying tracks, installing signals, and communications, operation and maintenance.