Work begins on Kuwaiti mega railway
Work has begun on the 111 square-kilometre railway project that will connect Kuwait to the rest of the GCC according to sources close to Al-Anba newspaper.
Arabia, the UAE, and Qatar will operate the new Gulf States Railway in 2021, while Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman will take over in 2023.
Kuwait is working to complete the project on the specified date under the GCC's general secretariat plan, the sources added.
Phase 1 will comprise a 111km line from Kuwait City to Nuwaiseb on the Saudi border and a 153km line linking Kuwait City with Boubyan port at an estimated cost of $3bn.