Hajj and UmrahHajj reports for the year 1445 AH

“SAR” announces the success of the plan to operate the Holy Sites train for the Hajj season, transporting 2.2 million passengers on 2206 trips.

Makkah Al-Mukarramah (UNA/SPA) - The Saudi Railways “SAR” announced the success of the operational plan for the Holy Sites Train in the Hajj season 1445 AH, as it explained that it transported more than 2.2 million passengers between the nine train stations located in Arafat, Muzdalifah, and Mina, after operating 2206 frequent trips. .

“SAR” explained that the seven days of actual operation of the Holy Masha’ir train began on the seventh of the month of Dhul-Hijjah and continued until the end of the pilgrims’ movement at the end of the days of Tashreeq, as the first day witnessed the transport of more than 29 thousand people, while the movement of pilgrims from Mash’ar witnessed an escalation. Mina to Masha'ar Arafat transported more than 292 thousand pilgrims, followed by the Holy Masha'ir train transporting more than 305 thousand pilgrims during the pilgrims' movement from Masha'ar Arafat to Masha'ar Muzdalifah, and after that the train was able to deliver more than 383 thousand pilgrims to Misha'ar Mina coming from Misha'ar. Muzdalifah, and during the days of Tashreeq, the Mashaer Train was able to transport more than 1.2 million pilgrims who moved from stations (Mina 1, Mina 2, Muzdalifah 3) to Mina 3 station (Jamarat), which contributed to their easy access to the Jamarat Bridge.

The CEO of the Saudi Railways, Dr. Bashar bin Khalid Al-Malik, confirmed that the success of the operating plan for this year came after God’s grace and the unlimited support that the railway sector received from the wise leadership - may God protect it - which contributed to the success of “SAR” in providing its services to the pilgrims of the House of God. The Holy Mosque via the Holy Mashaer Train and the Haramain Express Train.

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