SNC-Lavalin wins O&M contract for Riyadh Bus project

SNC-Lavalin wins O&M contract for Riyadh Bus project

Canada-based engineering consultancy SNC-Lavalin has gained a project administration companies contract from the Royal Fee for Riyadh Metropolis (RCRC) for the operations and upkeep (O&M) of its bus community as a part of the King Abdulaziz Public Transport Project.

The Project integrates the Riyadh Metro Project, together with six strains and 86 metro stations, and the Riyadh Bus Project, which incorporates 80 routes and a pair of,860 bus stations served by 842 buses.

The King Abdulaziz Public Transport Project have a capability of 1.7 million passengers day by day within the preliminary operation part.

As a part of the contract, which is a three way partnership with Dorsch Holding, SNC-Lavalin will present project administration and web site supervision companies for the O&M of the Riyadh bus community, together with managing all belongings associated to the automated car administration and automated fare assortment (AFC) techniques, and clever infrastructure by way of a computerised upkeep administration system.

With the capability to move over 500,000 passengers, the bus community will function a major technique of transportation inside residential districts, the corporate mentioned in a press release.

Through the use of its digital options to analyse the information from the bus monitoring system, the corporate goals to extend the accuracy of the forecast demand to optimise the bus service supply for the inhabitants of Riyadh.

As well as, passenger steering and data system might be used to extend the effectivity of the community operation, offering passengers with real-time updates about their journey and bus schedules.

“By working closely with RCRC and our JV partner, we will ensure the project is delivered to the highest environmental, quality and safety standards,” mentioned Mohamed Youssef, Senior Vice President, Initiatives and O&M, Engineering Providers, Center East and Africa, SNC-Lavalin.

The King Abdulaziz Public Transport Project started its first operation part in March 2023.

(Writing by D Madhura; Modifying by Anoop Menon)