How the Persian Gulf is quietly building a railroad empire
(Source: Gizmodo, March 17, 2014)
NEW YORK -- Here in the U.S., the arrival of a new tunnel boring machine is huge news, warranting naming ceremonies and Twitter accounts. Meanwhile, in Doha, officials have quietly signed a contract to buy fifteen boring machines to build a sprawling new subway system. And that's nothing compared to the massive transit network being built to connect the rest of the Gulf states.
Full story: Gizmodo
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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