The Governor of Riyadh, Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz launched the much-awaited Riyadh monorail project on Sunday evening, reported Almowaten news. The President of the High Commission for the Development of Riyadh and the Chairman of the Committee for the transportation project were also present at the inaugural function.

Once complete, the Riyadh metro will operate a total distance of 176 km with 6 separate tracks. The estimated time of completion of the metro project is 4 years. Here is an artist’s rendition of the Riyadh metro.

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(Images courtesy: Almowaten news)