February 20, 2024

RIYADH: AlUla’s battery-powered tramway is a testomony to Saudi Arabia’s journey towards a sustainable, progressive transportation system, insists a high official from the corporate behind its design.

Chatting with Arab Information, Mohammed Khalil, managing director of Alstom KSA, stated the undertaking — which spans 22.4 km with 17 stations — marks the world’s longest battery-powered, catenary-free tramway line.

He added that this demonstrates a key concentrate on carbon emission discount and inexperienced transportation.