Landbridge


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Landbridge

A railroad that connects two stations on opposite sides of a continent. A landbridge may be used to transport persons or cargo.
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As such we are forecasting a slowdown in the sector - although the rail sector will continue to keep growth elevated with projects such as the Saudi Landbridge and the second and third phases of the Mecca Metro expected to still be under construction post-2020.
The development of Saudi Arabia's Landbridge railway and the Port of Jeddah -- already a major entry point to the region -- and the presence of Dubai, long the Gulf's key port, mean that Oman is not without competition.
Additionally, as part of the Landbridge project, the first rail link between the Red Sea and Gulf will involve the construction of a 950km track between Riyadh and Jeddah.
2011: Magmatic history and evolution of the Central American landbridge in Panama since Cretaceous times.
With an estimated investment of $7 billion, the Landbridge Project will be the first rail link between the Red Sea and the Gulf.
The projects include the Riyadh Light Rail, Saudi Landbridge Rail, Jubail Railway, Jeddah Monorail and Mecca Metro in Saudi Arabia, Etihad Rail and Abu Dhabi Metro in the UAE, the Rapid Transport Network in Bahrain, Metro and National Rail of Kuwait, Oman Railway as well as Doha Metro and the Qatar Railway.
5-3 MYA), a landbridge is thought to have extended to southeastern China, connecting the central Ryukyus with Taiwan and continental Asia (Kimura, 2000).
You enter through a gated landbridge to discover an old-Florida landscape of oaks, pines and palm trees, with the blue of the bay waters shimmering on every side.
The new terminal will be constructed on 40 ha reclaimed land and connect to the main harbour area by artificial landbridge at the southern limit of the existing harbour yard.
I do this event every year," said Jackie Landbridge, area manager for Coventry's RSPCA.
Many of the lorries on the A55 are taking a free landbridge ride through Wales and England to the continent or from Europe to Ireland.
Future SAR projects include lines linking Dammam to Jubail and Ras Al Khair, and the 958 Saudi Landbridge project linking Jeddah to Riyadh.