Technical support to flow consortium

Riyadh Metro


Riyadh, KSA

Jan ’17 - Nov ‘19

34 months

The Project, which refers to the Systems contract, includes the design of two new metro lines (line B and C) on a total of four forecasted lines in the holy city of Makkah. The mentioned metro system is a track line equipped with a third electrified rail with 45 km total length, 22 stations and 1 depot.


The Riyadh Metro project is part of the King Abdulaziz Public transportation project

Flow Consrtium, which is made up of (Hitachi Rail, Ferrovie Delo Stato, and Alstom) was awarded package 5 of the O&M project, which involves the full operations and maintenance of Lines 3,4,5, and 6 with a total length of 113km and 50 stations, including two main stations, five interchange stations, three depots and three operation control centres (OCCs).
The contract is based on global best practices and KPIs in urban metro O&M in passenger services, facilities management, transit system, health and safety and security, as well as local content. It carries a minimum Saudization target of 45%, and 55% for local content in terms of supplies and services related to the Riyadh Metro operation, in addition to logistic support.

The services include:

Metro operation
Passenger assistance
Facility management
Maintenance of buildings and the complete transit system including trains, signaling, telecommunication, power supply, passenger information


Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Systems (MEPS)

Building Facilities & Asset Management

Civils technical and manpower requirements

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is the total length of the the Flow Consrtium

50 stations

including 2 main stations and 5 interchange stations

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The Contrax team supported in the overall development of the bid submission, including the technical and financial offer.

Asset Management incl. condition monitoring and whole life solutions
Civils (viaducts, bridges, tunnels and structures)
Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing Systems (MEPS)
Building Facilities Management
Technical competency and resource requirements
Out sourcing solutions
Sub-contractor management

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01/ Financial costing with relation to the Facility Management services 02/ Whole life asset management approach within the asset groups to ensure the optimum balance of maintenance including spares and tools, whole life renewals and obsolescence management 03/ Optimised maintenance and engineering management solution including an organisation combining multi-skilling of staff and maintenance strategy
04/ An asset management approach focused on condition-based monitoring 05/ Inhouse vs Outsource strategy 06/ Supplier selection
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