Investment Opportunities

WHEEL MANUFACTURING PLANT FOR TRAINS

LOCATION: Saudi Rail Yard in Nayriah

DESCRIPTION: Wheel manufacturing plant producing wheels for locomotives and wagons, supplied to Saudi Railway Company to substitute imports. Current import levels are approximately 25,000 annually.

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT: $32 million

TRAIN CAR WAGON MANUFACTURING FACILITY

LOCATION: Kingdom-wide

DESCRIPTION: Establishing a car and wagon manufacturing and assembly plant, potentially operating under an offtake agreement with Saudi Railway Company.

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT: $24 million

TRACTION MOTORS WINDING AND PACKING PLANT

LOCATION: Riyadh and Dammam

DESCRIPTION: A plant for packing and winding traction motors to serve Saudi Railway Company existing fleet of 400 traction motors. No specialised workshops currently exist in the Kingdom and motors are sent abroad for maintenance.

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT: $21 million - $27 million

INTERMODAL YARD OPERATION

LOCATION: Riyadh Sudair, Qassim, and Jubail

DESCRIPTION: Develop and operate three intermodal yards for general and cargo rail.

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT: $32 million - $43 million

EAST AND WEST COAST LOGISTICS ZONES

LOCATION: Jeddah Islamic Port and King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam

DESCRIPTION: Develop and operate logistics zones in key locations close to the east and west coasts, covering a total area of 3.3 million square metres. Zones will be located in close proximity to ports and the land bridge rail line. Manufacturing industries including electronics, food and beverage, apparel and textile, and automotive and spare parts are targeted.

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT: $1.87 billion

CARGO VILLAGE

LOCATION: King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

DESCRIPTION: The cargo village will serve as an important growth driver for cargo and logistics industries, spanning around 3 million square metres, with offerings including cargo facilities for a second handline operators, logistics services, mail express cluster, freight forwarding facilities, warehouses, bonded warehouses, and free zones. The village will significantly boost port handling capacity.

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENT: $690 million