[SA] In the picture: Siemens’ metro for Riyadh

Impressions of Siemens’ metro train for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, taken during InnoTrans 2016. Siemens, Bombardier and Alstom are all building metro trains for Riyadh, where currently the biggest new metro project in the world is being realized.

Three consortia work on the contruction of the network which comprises of six different metro lines. Siemens has based its design on its Inspiro platform, to be operated on line 1 and 2. The Bombardier ‘Innovia’ trains will run on line 3 and Alstom provides Metropolis sets for the lines 4, 5 and 6.