NEOM - NEOM City: Oxagon: NICC: Connector South

General Information
Owner NEOM
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile) Neom – NEOM City: Oxagon: NEOM Industrial City Connector ((NICC) – Tabuk
Location Tabuk, Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Transport, Infrastructure, Railway
Contract Type Design Build (DB)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 3
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 1536
Net Value $1536m
Award Date April 2023
Completion Date December 2025
Last Updated On May 2023
ProjectId (Old, New) 372199, 372199

Saudi Arabian NEOM is planning to undertake the Connector railway line 57km called "Connector South" in Oxagon as part of Neom City Development programme in Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia.

Tender No. 1100002831

The US$2600 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of 57km Connector railway line

2. Earthworks

3. Construction of a 12km Regional Resource and Waste Management Facility

4. Construction of 14 viaducts of 6.25km

5. Construction of 7 roads of 0.62km

6. Construction of 9 rail underpasses of 0.58km

7. Construction of 152 culverts (pipe and box culverts)

8. Construction of freight line

9. Construction of Infrastructure Maintenance Depots

10. Associated facilities

Second Section

09 May 2023

Mobilization works are ongoing.

13 April 2023

The JV of Shibh Al Jazira Contracting and Webuild has been awarded as the main contractor with an approximate contract value of US$1,536 million.

17 March 2023

The JV of Al Ayuni & China Civil Engineering Construction is likely to be awarded however they are still waiting for the final evaluation from the client.

13 February 2023

The main contract bids are under evaluation.

20 December 2022

The project is under post tender clarification stage 2 with additional works BOQ and the bidders have been asked to submit the proposals after 30 days. The client intends to award the project to two consortiums. It is understood that there are 4 consortiums Shibh Al Jazira Contracting, Webuild & Italferr* , *Al Ayuni , *China Civil Engineering Construction, *Nesma, CR18, RTCC & WSP*.

20 November 2022

The main contract bids have been submitted and it is currently under evaluation. The following companies among others have submitted bids for the project: Al Yamama Co., JV of China Civil Engineering Construction and Al Ayuni Investment & Contracting, JV of Shibh Al Jazira Contracting and Webuild & Salini.

08 November 2022

The main contract bids have been further extended from November 1, 2022, to November 15, 2022.

03 November 2022

The client has appointed Egis, its subsidiary AuditSafe, and its partner Certifer as the Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) for The Line railway system and the NEOM Industrial City Connector (NICC).

17 October 2022

The main contract bids have been further extended from October 11, 2022, to November 1, 2022.

23 August 2022

The main contract bids have been further extended from September 1, 2022 to October 11, 2022.

07 June 2022

The main contract tender has been issued and the bid submission is on September 1, 2022. The following companies attended the tender briefing last week: CRCC, Acciona, China Harbour, PowerChina, FCC, Samsung C&T, Nesma, RTCC, WeBuild, Al Kifah, Al Yamama, Sajco, Al Ayuni, and CCECC.