1. Middle East Outlook
1.1 Countries Overview
1.2 Middle East Economy
1.3 Transportation in Middle East

2. Middle East Rail Transport Outlook
2.1 Overall Status of Rail Transport in Middle East
2.2 Trends in Railway Infrastructure Development in Middle East

3. Saudi Arabia
3.1 Existing Railway Infrastructure
3.2 Proposed/Planned Railway Infrastructure
3.3 Regulatory Framework
3.4 Policy for Railway Infrastructure Development

4. Bahrain
4.1 Planned Railway Infrastructure
4.2 Regulatory Framework
4.3 Policy for Railway Infrastructure Development

5. United Arab Emirates (UAE)
5.1 Existing Railway Infrastructure
5.2 Proposed/Planned Railway Infrastructure
5.3 Regulatory Framework
5.4 Policy for Railway Infrastructure Development

6. Kuwait
6.1 Existing Railway Infrastructure
6.2 Proposed/Planned Railway Infrastructure
6.3 Regulatory Framework
6.4 Policy for Railway Infrastructure Development


7. Oman
7.1 Existing Railway Infrastructure
7.2 Planned Railway Infrastructure
7.3 Regulatory Framework
7.4 Policy for Railway Infrastructure Development

8. Qatar
8.1 Existing Railway Infrastructure
8.2 Proposed/Planned Railway Infrastructure
8.3 Regulatory Framework
8.4 Policy for Railway Infrastructure Development

9. Iran
9.1 Existing Railway Infrastructure
9.2 Proposed/Planned Railway Infrastructure

10. Jordan
10.1 Existing Railway Network
10.2 Planned Railway Network
10.3 Railway Development Policy

11. Turkey
11.1 Existing Railway Network
11.2 Planned Railway Network
11.3 Regulatory Framework
11.4 Policy for Rail Network Expansion

12. Israel
12.1 Existing Railway Network
12.2 Planned Railway Infrastructure
12.3 Regulatory Framework
12.4 Railway Infrastructure Development Policy

13. GCC Railway Network

14. Investment Opportunity in Middle East Railway Sector

15. Middle East Railway Sector Drivers
15.1 Policies to Diversify Economy
15.2 Urbanization & Rapid Population Growth
15.3 Environmental Reasons

16. Middle East Railway Sector Commercial Challenges
16.1 Geographic Size & Population Base
16.2 Unfavorable Geographic Conditions
16.3 Availability of Cheap Fuel for Road Transport

17. Middle East Railway Sector Future Outlook


List of Figures
Figure 2-1: Middle East - Railway Network Length by Countries (km), 2016
Figure 2-2: Middle East - Proportion of Total Railway Network by Country (%), 2016
Figure 2-3: Middle East & Other Countries Railway Network Density of Population (km Railway Lines per 1 Million Population), 2016
Figure 2-4: Middle East – Top Five Countries with Railway Network Density of Population (km Rail line per 1 Million population), 2016
Figure 2-5: Middle East & Other Major Countries Rail Network Length Density of Area (km of Railway lines per 1000 km2 area), 2016
Figure 2-6: Middle East - Top Five Countries in terms of Railway Network Length Density of Land Area (km Railway Lines per 1000km2 Area), 2016
Figure 2-7: Middle East - Railway Track Gauge (mm) by Country
Figure 2-8: Middle East - Electrified Railway Network Length (km), 2016
Figure 2-9: Middle East - Share of Electrified & Un-electrified Railway Network (%), 2016
Figure 2-10: Share of Electrified Railway in Middle East & Other major Regions (%), 2016
Figure 3-1: Saudi Arabia - Current & Projected Length of Railway Network (km), 2016 & 2040
Figure 3-2: Saudi Arabia - Proposed Railway Network Development Plan in Three Levels (km), 2010-2040
Figure 3-3: Saudi Arabia - Investment Plan in Railways (US$ Billion), 2010 - 2040
Figure 4-1: Bahrain - Planned Public Transport Network Length by Various Modes of Transportation (km), 2016 - 2030
Figure 4-2: Bahrain - Phase-wise Plans for Public Transport Network Length (km), 2016 - 2030
Figure 4-3: Bahrain – Phase wise Investment in Public Transport Network (US$ Billion), 2016 - 2030
Figure 6-1: Kuwait - Urban Rapid Rail Transit Network Implementation Plan Phase-wise (km)
Figure 6-2: Kuwait - Planned Implementation Schedule of National Railroad Project by Phase (km)
Figure 7-1: Oman - Railway Network
Figure 7-2: Oman - Rail Network Development by Phase (km), 2018-28
Figure 8-1: Qatar - Projected Railway Ridership (passenger trips per day), 2021 & 2031
Figure 8-2: Qatar - Projected Designed Maximum Speeds of the Trains (kmph)
Figure 10-1: Jordan - Current & Projected railway Network Length (km), 2016 & 2020
Figure 11-1: Turkey- Rail Investment (US$ Million), 2003 & 2013
Figure 11-2: Turkey - Cumulative Railway Network Length (km), 2011, 2014 & 2016
Figure 11-3: Turkey - Cumulative Length of High Speed Railway Network (km), 2011 & 2016
Figure 11-4: Turkey - Railway Passenger Ridership (Million), 2011 & 2016
Figure 11-5: Turkey - Passenger Ridership in High speed Rail (Million), 2011 & 2016
Figure 11-6: Turkey - Planned Railway Network Length by Type (km), 2015 – 2023
Figure 12-1: Israel - Rail passenger Volume (Million), 2009, 2013 & 2016
Figure 12-2: Israel - Railway Investment Plan by Sectors (Us$ Million), 2016 – 2020
Figure 12-3: Israel - Current & Projected Passenger Volume in Railways (Million), 2016 & 2020
Figure 13-1: GCC – Rail Network Outline
Figure 13-2: GCC - Railway Network Length in Each Member States (km)
Figure 14-1: Proposed Investment in Rail Projects in CC Countries (US$ Billion), 2015 - 2030
Figure 15-1: GCC Region - Projected Population (Million), 2020 & 2025
Figure 15-2: Average per passenger fuel economy in various transport modes (passenger mile per gasoline-Gallon equivalent), 2016