It’s no secret that people around the world love to travel in metro trains if the public transport service is available in their city. As it makes moving from one place to another without having to be stuck in traffic jams easier. People around the world have come to rely on this mode of public transport. And soon Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh will have its own metro system, as early as the end of 2023 or the beginning of 2024. Doesn’t this development sound exciting? Well, keep reading as we tell you about this tentative development here.
Metro System To Open By The End Of 2023?
In a news report by Gulf News, it was mentioned that Prince Prince Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Bin Ayyaf, the Mayor of Riyadh had admitted that Riyadh’s Metro is the largest infrastructure project ever to have been implemented in the city. This ambitious project comprises six track lines and a whopping 84 stations, which will play an important role in easing the traffic on Riyadh’s roads. It is worth noting, 90% of trips currently rely on cars. However, this may change with the introduction of the metro system.
And the highlight of this developmental project is that it is expected to be completed by the end of 2023 or at least by the beginning of 2024. This is brilliant for all the daily commuters in Riyadh!
Metro System To Ease Traffic On Road
He also emphasised that this public mode of transport will offer an alternative to driving, which will also reduce the travel time for commuters. As a result, it’s only natural that more people will be attracted towards the use of public transportation! Apart from this development, the first phase of the public parking plan in Riyadh will also be implemented in the next two years. Doesn’t this sound exciting?
With the introduction of the new mode of public transportation, population density is expected to get more evenly distributes along with easing travelling time for daily commuters. So, go ahead, and let your buddy know about this tentative development! Go tag them in the comments!
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