Riyadh: Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Italy's Arsenale Group to launch the Middle East region's first luxury train in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Bashar bin Khaled Al-Malik, CEO of SAR, and Paolo Barletta, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arsenale Group.

The agreement reflects SAR's commitment to promoting tourism and cultural affairs in the Kingdom and aims to boost national tourism goals. The luxury train will offer visitors and residents of the Kingdom a unique opportunity to explore a range of tourist attractions within a framework of integrated luxury transportation services.