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AVK fire hydrants in Riyadh Metro

AVK solutions contributing to a Metro system project for the city of Riyadh.

AVK Saudi Valves Manufacturing has prequalified and approved supplier from RMTC (Riyadh Metro Transit Consultant) under bacs sites, AVK supplied hundreds of fire hydrants, valves and accessories to depots across the city. The Riyadh Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Riyadh. It consists of 6 metro lines spanning a total length of 176 kilometers with 85 stations. The project costs $22.5 billion to build, and is scheduled to open in 2019.

The project will contribute to reducing the number of car trips by nearly 250 thousand trips a day, equivalent to 400 thousand liters of fuel per day, thus reducing the air pollutant emissions in the city. It is expected that the capacity of the project will reach 3.6 million passengers a day. After a few years from starting the project it will reach 1.16 million passengers in the beginning of the operation.

It was identified to have 85 stations for the electric train, including a number of major stations where several tracks for a train meet, as designed on several levels according to modern architectural designs. These stations will be home to shopping centers and parking spaces.

Serving 3.6 million passengers a day, the project will contribute to reducing the daily number of car trips by nearly 250 thousands, equivalent to 400 thousand liters of fuel per day, thus reducing the air pollutant emissions in the city.

The project has the approval of the award of four major stations contracts located at the intersection subway tracks and buses and had fulfilled the designs of the metro security requirements and safety of passengers and facilities project.

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