Hajj Metro train:
Mashaer Metro Project (Saudia Arabia) has a great history of transporting Umrah and Hajj pilgrims to their desired places. This transportation service has reduced the time in shifting pilgrims to Al Jamaraat Bridge.
It has been seen that most of the pilgrims suffer lot of problems as some drivers violated traffic laws and forcing the pilgrims to stay inside the cars for many hours. Hajj Metro system has solved many issues of pilgrims.
General Director of the Chinese company:
The General Director of the Chinese Company Hao Koi Lin has said that: “This Metro project included different aspects of world class engineering like European and US specifications”.
· This Metro project has been chosen as one of the 24 best projects in the last 100 years. Fidic award (Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils) has been given to the Ministry of Municipal and Rural affairs.
· This project has also won the Franz Edelman Award for its best operational services.
· This unique Metro project has the ability to connect 9 major stations i.e. 3 in Muzdalifah, 3 in Arafat and 3 in Mina.
Number of trains:
This Metro project has about 17 trains with 60 doors and 12 carriages on each side and each carriage has the capacity to take about 250 pilgrims (50 seats, 200 standings). This project is considered to be the longest in the world.
Total seating capacity:
The total seating capacity of this train is about 72,000 passengers.
The train runs at a speed of 80-120 km/hour.
Remote control system:
This Metro project has remote control system.
Number of trained staff:
Almost 27 Saudi nationals were given the training to drive the Metro trains for a period of six months.
Crowd management project:
The CIDIC Company has been given the responsibility to manage crowd management system. This project is supervised by Makkah Development Authority.
The Mashaer Metro Project is helping the pilgrims a lot. It has shortened the distance from source to the destination. Saudi Government has specially designed this project to overcome the problems of foreign people.
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