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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Fluor is also active on a selection of regional infrastructure developments, such as the Saudi Landbridge Project and King Abdulaziz University (KAU); and government projects for clients like the US Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, and the US Army.
The decision, due by year's end, is likely to put Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the political headlights following the lease of the Darwin port to China's Landbridge as the Australian public scrutinizes asset sales to foreign investors.
The country is playing a role in the development of the Asia-Europe landbridge, a route linking China to Europe via rail.
It also is building an airport at Jeddah and the so-called Saudi landbridge project to build a $7 billion railway from Jeddah to Riyadh that eventually will connect the Red Sea with the Persian Gulf.
This he said would help in implementation of the vision of Afghanistan as a "landbridge" by supporting communications and energy corridors.
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.
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.
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.