Great news, folks – commute between Makkah, Jeddah, and Madinah just became even easier.
The speed of trains on Haramain High-Speed Railway has been sped up to 300km/hr
As a result, the time of each trip has been reduced. trips between Jeddah and Madina are now around two hours while a trip from Makkah to Madinah (including stops at Jeddah) is going to be two hours and 45 minutes.
— قطار الحرمين السريع (@haramainrailway) January 1, 2020
The increase applies to all trips to and from Madinah and comes after all safety checks have been completed, according to the Haramain High Speed Railway Project Management.
The Haramain High Speed Rail project, the largest and fastest in the Middle East.