SAR’s CAF manufactured bi-directional day trains comprise 2 locomotives and 8 passenger coaches.


Capable of reaching speeds of 200 km/h, these state of the art diesel-electric trains boast family sections, prayer areas and a restaurant car.

Each day train comprises 444 seats, including 120 in Business Class, 322 in Economy Class and 2 wheelchair spaces.

All coaches are fully air conditioned, include Wi-Fi and on board information systems detailing journey progress, arrival times and outside temperatures.

Each train is designed to operate in desert environments in temperatures of up to 55c, guaranteeing operational reliability within the Kingdom.

SAR operates 4 passenger day trains in the Kingdom, serving destinations including Hail, Qassim, Majmaah and Riyadh.