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|07 November, 2018

Saudi Railway launches first night rail journey to Al-Jouf

Passengers wishing to travel on daily or long-distance trains can book tickets through the company's website

Image used for illustrative purpose. A worker walks at the site of the under-construction Riyadh Metro rail system in the Saudi capital Riyadh .

Image used for illustrative purpose. A worker walks at the site of the under-construction Riyadh Metro rail system in the Saudi capital Riyadh .

REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

JEDDAH: The Saudi Railway Co. (SAR) will start its first night train journey from Riyadh to Al-Jouf on Wednesday.

SAR said that the inclusion of Al-Jouf station comes after completion of all stages of the operation, adding Al-Jouf as a fifth and new destination to be included on the passenger line.

According to SAR, passengers will be able to travel by night trains, which contain special night cabins, between Riyadh and Al-Jouf (return), through Hail and Al-Qassim.

Each couchette will fit a maximum of four people, and will have pillows, blankets and Wi-Fi, the SAR added. A team serving passengers will be available throughout the trip.

SAR said that passengers wishing to travel on daily or long-distance trains can book tickets through the company’s website, the special application or through the customer service center.

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