Saudi's newly-opened Holy Sites metro light rail

The Holy Sites metro light rail in the western Saudi city of Makkah starts operations
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A man stands watching the newly-opened Holy Sites metro light rail in the western Saudi city of Makkah on November 2, 2010. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi Arabian men ride on the newly-opened Holy Sites metro light rail in the western Saudi city of Makkah on November 2, 2010. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Chinese-built monorail project, will link Makkah (pictured) with the holy sites of Mina, Arafat (pictured) and Muzdalifah, and will operate for the first time during the Hajj this month at 35 percent capacity to ferry Saudi nationals who will take part in the upcoming annual Muslim pilgrimage. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Chinese-built monorail project, will link Makkah with the holy sites of Mina, Arafat (pictured) and Muzdalifah, and will operate for the first time during the Hajj this month at 35 percent capacity to ferry Saudi nationals who will take part in the upcoming annual Muslim pilgrimage. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A view of the newly-opened Holy Sites metro light rail in the western Saudi city of Makkah on November 2, 2010. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Chinese-built monorail project, will link Makkah with the holy sites of Mina, Arafat (pictured) and Muzdalifah, and will operate for the first time during the Hajj this month at 35 percent capacity to ferry Saudi nationals who will take part in the upcoming annual Muslim pilgrimage. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The Chinese-built monorail project, will link Makkah with the holy sites of Mina (pictured), Arafat and Muzdalifah, and will operate for the first time during the Hajj this month at 35 percent capacity to ferry Saudi nationals who will take part in the upcoming annual Muslim pilgrimage. (AFP/Getty Images)
Wed 03 Nov 2010 01:21 PM GST