Company: FS Italiane
Activities: Operation & Maintenance
Customer: ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA)
Country: Saudi Arabia
Geographic Region: Middle East North Africa
Year: 2018 (in progress)
The FLOW Consortium, comprised of FS Italiane, Ansaldo STS, and Alstom, was awarded the management of Operation & Maintenance services of lines 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Riyadh Metro (Saudi Arabia) for a period of 12 years. On September 18, 2018, ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA), the Government Agency for Urban Development and Mobility of Riyadh, sent the tender award letter.
The contract has a maximum economic value of about 2.9 billion dollars, while FS Italiane's share amounts to one billion dollars.
The 3,4,5 and 6 lines of the Riyadh Metro extend a total length of 113 km with 50 stations, of which two main and five interchanges, three depots, and as many checkpoints.
Services included in the contract include:
Thanks to this project, numerous jobs will be guaranteed for Saudi neo-graduates in engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical and telecommunications), as well as for specialized technicians, customer service and ticket sales representatives, and security and administrative services.