SRO operates a network of railways with a total length of approximately 1,775 kilometers, extending from King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam and the City of Dammam itself (on the Kingdom’s east coast) to Riyadh, the Capital which passes by Abqaiq, Hofuf, Haradh, Al-Tawdhihiyah and Al-Kharj. In addition, some auxiliary lines branch from SRO’s main lines to connect some industrial and agricultural areas and military sites with export ports and residential areas.
Railroads operated by SRO include:
The Passenger Line: This is a double line with a total length 733-kilometer line that connects the capital Riyadh to Dammam through Al-Ahsa and Abqaiq.
The Cargo Line: This is a 556-kilometer line starting at King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam and ending in Riyadh, passing by Al-Ahsa, Abqaiq, Al-Kharj, Haradh and Al-Tawdhihiyah.
Branch lines: These have a total length of 486 kilometers, and connect some industrial and agricultural production sites and some military sites with export ports.