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November 12, 2014 at 10:59

Kuwait to commence initial steps for railway system soon

Kuwait to commence initial steps for railway system soon
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Kuwait will commence initial steps to embark on the national railway system as part of a plan to make the system fully operational by late 2018, said a Kuwaiti official here Wednesday.

On the sideline of a workshop regarding the GCC railway project, Kuwait's Ministry of Communications Executive Abdulhadi Al-Marri told KUNA that the Kuwaiti national railway system will be connected to the overall GCC railway project which would aim at improving transportation in the region.

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November 9, 2014 at 09:10

The Kuwait public transport system is used by only 8 percent of people

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Only eight percent of the Kuwaiti population uses public transport facilities in the country, local daily reported quoting Director for Transportation at Kuwait Public Transport Company Abdullah Saleh. The total population of Kuwait is around 3.7 million people. It’s noted that the average percentage of public transport usage in most countries is 30 percent.

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