The Jeddah Metro - A vision for the 23rd century, London

24 November, 2016 | 18:00 - 20:00

A railway fit for the 23rd Century.
A railway fit for the 23rd Century.

About this event

The City of Jeddah is growing fast and projects a population of 6.5 million by the year 2035. A new transportation system is required to facilitate this growth. Foster & Partners and Arcadis formed a joint venture, following a successful competition, to carry out the preliminary design of the stations and visual infrastructure and deliver a design for tender to contractors.


Angus Campbell
Senior Partner at Foster & Partners

Roger Hewitt
Technical Director at Arcadis

Angus Campbell (Senior Partner at Foster & Partners) and Roger Hewitt (Technical Director at Arcadis) will present the architectural and engineering challenges posed by this ambitious project.

Please inform Pauline Arundel ( if you are an RCEA member and would like an attendance certificate (RCEA members only). Members of the RCEA may obtain a Certificate of Attendance. These will be sent out electronically after attendance at the meeting has been confirmed.

This must be pre-booked with the RCEA Secretary a minimum of 2 working days before the meeting.

Each individual must determine if the meeting meets their professional body's CPD requirement.

Tea and Coffee will be served from 17:30hrs.

Event materials

The following materials are available for download: