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Saudi Arabia opens high-speed train linking holy cities Mecca and Medina

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman inaugurated high-speed rail linking the two holiest cities Mecca and Medina on Tuesday, distance between the two cities would be covered in less than two hours, Haramain Railway connecting Mecca and Medina with the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah is one of the largest transport projects in the Middle East also Saudi Arabia is investing tens of billions of dollars in mega-hotels and a Grand Mosque restoration in Mecca, increase the number of umrah and haj pilgrims to 15 million and five million respectively by 2020.

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September 26 2018
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