RIYADH — Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has concluded its participation in the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology “InnoTrans”, which was held in Berlin, Germany, from Sept. 20-23.
SAR participated in the “InnoTrans” exhibition by setting up a special pavilion, which included several representatives of its various departments, to highlight the significant development that the railway industry has reached in the Kingdom, and to exchange experiences with the most prominent international parties participating in the exhibition.
The company’s pavilion also included several introductory presentations, and operational models, including the network operating system adopted by the company ETCS Level 2.
The participation witnessed the signing of several agreements and memoranda of understanding with global partners aimed at increasing the capacity and efficiency of logistical operations, supporting the expansion of the railway sector in the Kingdom, building national capacities, developing the company’s sustainability systems, as well as increasing the capacity of freight trains.
This will contribute to achieving the goals of SAR strategy, and at the same time enhance the objectives of the national strategy for transport and logistics.
For his part, SAR’s General Manager of Corporate Communications and Marketing Department Mohammed Hamid Al-Din, reiterated that SAR’s participation in this global event and its signing of 10 agreements reflect the pioneering role that the company contributes to the region as a whole.
He also highlighted its vital dedication to the SAR’s “Integration Center” towards the various development and economic aspirations that the Kingdom is aiming to achieve in various sectors, including the railway sector.
Hamid Al-Din added, “The importance of the agreements signed by SAR during the InnoTrans exhibition lies primarily in its comprehensive development role for the transport sector system in the Kingdom, and in the company’s active role in achieving the overall national economic visions in terms of knowledge transfer and exchange of experiences.” — SPA