28,000 candidates for first 30 female train driver positions in Saudi Arabia

source: Renfe

Nearly 30 thousand Saudi women have signed up for the 30 positions of train drivers, a profession previously not open to women in the Kingdom. The female train drivers will work on the Haramain high-speed train after their training, which links the cities of Mecca and Medina.

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Author: Esther Geerts

Former Editor RailTech.com

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