, "Makkah to Medina in 90 minutes: Saudi king launches new Haramain rail service", "Testing set to begin on Saudi high-speed line", "Spanish consortium wins Haramain High Speed Rail contract", "Maps and diagrams in Spanish. The railway alignment route is on the median of the Haramain road. * An asterisk indicates overlap with conventional services. Al Haramain has successfully struck a chord with growing number of perfume lovers all over the world. [10], Phase 2 of the project includes the remaining infrastructure not included in Phase-1: track, signalling, telecommunications, power, electrification, etc. The clashes came after Jund al-Haramain reportedly overran the headquarters of other factions in the city, and killed the mother and son of an ISIL fighter by shooting at the car they were in. The Haramain high-speed railway (Haramain referring to Mecca and Medina Islamic holy cities), also known as the Western railway or Mecca–Medina high-speed railway, is a 453-kilometre-long (281 mi) high-speed rail line in Saudi Arabia. Al Haramain Perfumes has been a front-runner in the perfumery since 1970. [3], Prequalified consortia for HHR Phase 2 included Saudi Binladin Group, Badr Consortium, China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock, Al-Shoula Group and Al-Rajhi Alliance. [2], On 22 July 2013, the commander of Liwa Jund al-Haramain's 19th Brigade was killed in Khan al-Assal, while fighting pro-government forces in the city. The group's headquarters were stormed by ISIL and allied opposition groups, and a drive-by type shooting also occurred at their headquarters. Dar Al-handasah was also assigned to the construction supervision and project management of the HHSR. [11][12][13] In February 2011 the station construction contracts were awarded to Joint Venture between Saudi Oger Ltd & El Seif Engineering for (KAEC (Rabigh) & Jeddah Stations), Saudi Bin laden (Mecca Station) and a Turkish Company "Yapi Merkezi" for Medina Station. [3], On 17 November 2013, Liwa Jund al-Haramain clashed with ISIL, Liwa Ahrar Souriya and Daraa al-Jazeera, as well as another faction believed to be associated with ISIL after days of tensions in Manbij, between Liwa Jund al-Haramain and other factions in the city. [6], In August 2017, Ibrahim al-Banawi the commander of Liwa Jund al-Haramain defected to the Syrian Army after meeting with Suheil al-Hassan of the Syrian Army's Tiger Forces. Scott Wilson Group will provide project management support. 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It also includes procurement of rolling stock and operations and maintenance for a period of 12 years after completion. [26] The track, rolling stock and stations are designed to handle temperatures ranging from 0 °C (32 °F) to 50 °C (122 °F). Stations were designed by Buro Happold and Foster + Partners.[10]. [7], "لواء جند الحرمين ينضم إلى " قوات سوريا الديمقراطية, "مقتل القائد العسكري للواء جند الحرمين التابع للفرقة 19 الملازم أول "صلاح نبهان, "من هو "لواء جند الحرمين" الذي انضم لقوات سوريا الديمقراطية لقتال تنظيم الدولة ؟", "BREAKING: Two top US-backed SDF commanders defect to Syrian Army (Photos)",, Military units and factions of the Syrian Civil War, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 November 2020, at 23:03. They will have shops, restaurants, mosques, car parking, a helipad and VIP lounges. The group fought against the Syrian government and later came into conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. [30], 36 Spanish Talgo 350 SRO trains have been ordered, one of these is expected to include a Dual (hybrid) coach pair for up to 20 or 30 VIPs; they will run at 300 km/h. [19] The total contract value is EUR 6.736 billion (approximately US$9.4 billion). The group also took part in the Battle of Aleppo, and was allied with the rebel Army of Mujahideen. [5], In March 2016, the group joined the Syrian Democratic Forces. [10] In April 2009, $38 million worth of design contracts for the stations in Mecca, Medina, Jeddah and KAIA were awarded to a joint venture between Foster + Partners and Buro Happold. [9], Phase I Package 2 covers construction of four of the five stations. al-Haramain Foundation (or al-Haramayn Foundation), a charity foundation based in Saudi Arabia, alleged by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to have "direct links" with Osama bin Laden Haramain high-speed railway, Saudi Arabia's high-speed rail system linking Mecca and Medina. [22] To allow train service between Mecca and Medina to resume, a 1,5 kilometer bypass was built around the station building. [31] The propulsion and bogies were made at Bombardier factories in Spain. Medina has a passenger station. The Jeddah Central Station is located on Haramain Road, in Al-Naseem District. [32][33], The Makkah Central Station is located near the 3rd Ring Road, in Rusaiyfah District near the Rusaiyfah park and ride to the Grand Mosque. We do what we love and so we always explore the changing trends with consistent catering to the taste of our discerning patrons. [4] [3] It links the Muslim holy cities of Medina and Mecca via King Abdullah Economic City, using 449.2 kilometres (279.1 mi) of main line and a 3.75-kilometre (2.33 mi) branch connection to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), in Jeddah. [3][20], On 29 September 2019, less than a year after the opening of the line, a massive fire broke out at Jeddah station. Al Haramain Perfumes Industry L.L.C has been established in the UAE, for manufacturing Perfumery products Al Haramain Perfumes L.L.C with many branches were opened in the Sultanate of Oman to cater to the growing demands of the fragrance loving Omanis and for the entire markets in the country. [14], On 26 October 2011, at the Saudi Railways Organization announced that the Saudi-Spanish consortium Al‑Shoula Group, which includes Talgo, Renfe, Adif, Copasa, Imathia, Consultrans, Ineco, Cobra, Indra, Dimetronic, Inabensa, OHL, AL-Shoula and Al-Rosan, had been chosen for the contract. 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Liwa Jund al-Haramain is a Syrian rebel group aligned with the Syrian Democratic Forces, and part of the Manbij Military Council and SDF-member group Northern Sun Battalion. Dar Al-handasah work on the HHSR incorporates one cut-and-cover tunnel, 46 rail bridges, 9 wadi bridges, and 5 rail underpasses, 53 vehicular overpasses, 30 vehicular underpasses, 12 camel crossings, 5 stations, and 3 depots to allow the rail to fulfil the needs of its users. Construction on the project began in March 2009, was officially inaugurated on 25 September 2018,[5] and opened to the public on 11 October 2018. The railway is expected to carry 60 million passengers a year, including around 3-4 million Hajj and Umrah pilgrims, helping to relieve traffic congestion on the roads. Firefighters needed 12 hours to bring the fire under control. [15][16] Talgo will supply 35 Talgo 350 trains similar to 102/112 series used on Spanish high-speed lines for EUR 1,257 billion (1,600 with maintenance) and an option for 23 more for 800 million.