TITLE

TAKING ON HOSTILE DESERT CONDITIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Klaus, Oliver
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/25/2013 Middle East Rail Projects, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses technological challenges being faced by regional rail construction projects in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. Aside from weather conditions and high investment costs, it is noted that geographical factors also present problems to railway builders. The commitment of GCC states to invest in modernization of transportation infrastructure and systems is described. The need for studies that will investigate feasibility of rail projects in the Middle East is noted.
ACCESSION #
91795525

 

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