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Saudi Railway to raise staff to 100,000, including women drivers

Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that PTA aims to increase by five times the number of jobs for Saudis in the railway sector from the existing 20,000 to 100,000 including Saudi women drivers.

Saudi Railway Polytechnic (SRP) has opened a registration portal on Jan. 2 for the one-year training program through the website. The last date for the registration is Jan. 13 and training classes will commence on Jan. 15. The program would enable Saudi women to operate the Haramain High-Speed Train that connects Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and Rabegh.


Saudi Gazette

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