ARC is the first of its kind and is a specialized multi-disciplinary railway services company based in Saudi Arabia, providing a range of maintenance activities across the full spectrum of rail transportation disciplines throughout the GCC.

Arabian Railway Company (ARC)

ARC is the first of its kind and is a specialized multi-disciplinary railway services company based in Saudi Arabia, providing a range of maintenance activities across the full spectrum of rail transportation disciplines throughout the GCC. ARC is now one of the most recognized and respected names within the Middle Eastern Railway Industry.

ARC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mohawarean International Group (MIG). MIG is a renowned and diversified group of Saudi Arabian companies that operate across a variety of business sectors throughout Saudi Arabia and the Middle Eastern region. ARC is now Saudi Arabia’s and the GCC’s premier private railway services company, and with our various international partners we are currently undertaking a number of prestigious and high profile projects. 

Our mission is to be the dominant force in the Middle Eastern Railway and Transportation sectors, through technical innovation and development of our workforce in Project Delivery, Operations, Engineering and Maintenance Management. To develop the best in global rail innovation and expertise provision for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, whilst proactively promoting technical knowledge transfer in the GCC region. 

ARC is a Saudi company with an emphasis and commitment to develop the wealth of talent available in the region in order to transfer the highest standard of knowledge and best practice expertise to a Saudi workforce. Our client’s satisfaction is paramount, and we work to ensure transparency and professionalism to provide confidence and assurance of project delivery.

Our reputation has allowed us to formulate partnerships with some of the most renowned names in the Global Railway Industry. Our success thus far includes but it is not limited to:

  • The Delivery of 12 new high speed trains to the SRO in partnership with CAF
  • King Abdul Aziz International Airport – Automated People Mover (APM) Contract in partnership with Bombardier
  • The delivery of 25 new locomotives for SAR in partnership with EMD
  • The delivery of 10 new locomotives for SRO in partnership with EMD
  • Construction of Medina High Speed Railway Station in partnership with Yapi Merkezi
  • Construction of Nairiyah Workshops in partnership with Yapi Merkezi
  • North-South network engineering activities with Thales
  • The award of 240 ARI wagons for SAR

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