Oman Rail Project Segment 1
The National Railway Project in the Sultanate of Oman will consist of about 2135 km of railway line, linking – as part of GCC Railway Network the Oman / UAE border (at Al Buraimi and Khatmat Milahah) to Muscat, to the central and southern parts of the country at Port of Ad Duqm and Salalah and to the Yemen border. The ONR is intended to be a double track mixed freight and passenger non-electrified railway line. The planned ONR Network, that will link the most populated areas, the ports and the increasing productive activities of the Sultanate, will be part of the GCC Railway.
The Project relating to the construction of Segment 1 of the ONR Network, connecting the Port of Sohar to the GCC Network at the Oman border with UAE in at Al Buraimi and Khatmat Milahah, is considered a high priority Segment for the achievement of the ONR Network and GCC Network objective.