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An expanded bus network and a new light rail project are set to improve traffic conditions in Bahrain, while a planned second causeway to the Arabian peninsula should help ease regional freight transport over the long term. 

 

The transport sector is set to be one of the major recipients of investment from a $10bn GCC fund announced to help Bahrain after a GCC meeting in Riyadh in 2011. Four years later, the country’s wealthy neighbours Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the UAE began to supply the money for substantial transport projects, and contractors broke ground on the...

 

What are the steps Gulf Air is taking to improve the financial situation of the airline?

As Bahrain marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of the King Fahd Causeway linking it to Saudi Arabia, the country’s transport sector is gearing up for expansion in both the short and medium term. GCC funds are being used to complete upgrades to the road network and airport facilities, while the government is investing in infrastructure improvements and new public...

 

Since August 2015, red single-decker buses have become increasingly common in Bahrain as the Public Transport Network (PTN), launched four months earlier, expanded to 32 routes to cover 77% of the population. The Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT) declared the event a “key milestone” in the development of an integrated public...

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Bahrain 2016

Bahrain’s transport sector is gearing up for expansion in both the short and medium term, with GCC funds being used to complete upgrades to the road network and airport facilities. The government is also investing in infrastructure improvements and new public transport initiatives. The Ministry of Works has invested $485m in road network upgrades, which include the remodeling of junctions,...