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Country Details

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National Railway System

National Railway Operator

Jordon Hejaz Railway Corporation (JHR) - Site in Arabic.

Freight Operator

Aqaba Railway Corporation (ARC). Closed down in 2018/9 when Aqaba port line lifted but remaining line in-situ. However, a tourist train runs on a short section at Wadi Run.



Information is available at the Man in Seat 61.



1,050 mm (3 ft 5+11⁄32 in)

Tourist Lines

Jordon Heritage Revival Company (JHRC) - Wadi Rum - Journey through 1916 - Train Ride.

Re-enactment of a 1916 steam train run on a short section of the Hijaz railway at Wadi Rum.

Recent and Future Changes

Future Changes

JHR has plans for a 65 km rail link from Zarqa City to Queen Alia International Airport via Amman.

Obscure and Sparse Passenger Services

See PSUL: World Beyond Europe