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Top firms show interest in $4.5bn Saudi-Bahrain rail project

A number of Saudi, Turkish, American and Italian companies have shown interest in the $4.5bn Saudi-Bahrain railway project, Saudi Gazette has reported, citing GCC sources. The project provides vital link to the 2,200 km GGC railway scheme, which is expected to cost $15.5bn. The 90-km rail link will be built parallel to the Saudi-Bahrain Causeway. A number of Saudi and Bahraini companies are planning to form consortiums with international firms to bid for the project, the sources said.