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Aqaba Railway Corporation

PO Box 50
Ma'an
Tel: +962 (3) 2132-114 Fax: +962 (3) 2131-861

Infrastructure

293km 1050mm gauge, freight only, not electrified

Network

Wadi el Abyad - Hasa - Ma'an - Batn el Ghul - Aqaba
Wadi el Abyad - Qatrana (destroyed)
Batn el Ghul - Medina, Saudi Arabia (abandoned/destroyed)
Batn el Ghul - Shediya (under construction)
Aqaba - Eilat, Israel (standard gauge, planned)

Motive Power and Rolling Stock

Diesel Locomotives: 24
Goods Wagons: 307

Hedjaz Jordan Railway

PO Box 4448
Amman
Tel: +962 (6) 895-414 Fax: +962 (6) 894-117

Infrastructure

384km 1050mm gauge, not electrified

History

HJR Steam Locomotives

Network

Qatrana - Amman - Zarqa - Mafraq - Damascus, Syria
Mafraq - Irbiz - Haifa, Israel (standard gauge, under construction)

Motive Power and Rolling Stock

Present Motive Power
Passenger Cars: 5
Goods Wagons: 90

Services

There is usually a daily passenger service from Amman to Damascus in Syria.

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Ferenc Valoczy