Exterior Metro Station

Balancing comfort ventilation with energy-efficient operation amid harsh regional conditions

Systemair supplied more than 200 fans to one of the iconic stations part of Riyadh’s mega-infrastructure project

Western Station, Saudi Arabia

Energy-efficient solutions

The solutions ensured more efficient power consumption compared to other fans in the market, which was crucial for the station's energy-intensive operations.

Extensive availability of products, accessories and spare parts

The customer valued the wide range of products, accessories, and spare parts given future operating and maintenance procedures.

Reliability and technical expertise

Given the critical nature of its operations and the harsh conditions, the solutions' reliability was crucial.


ANM (ArRiyadh New Mobility)




Riyadh Development Authority

A critical focus on reliability

The Western Station 3B2 was developed by ArRiyadh New Mobility Consortium (ANM). ANM is led by the Italian construction group Salini Impregilo and includes partners Larsen & Toubro (India), Nesma (Saudi Arabia), Ansaldo STS (Italy), Bombardier (Canada), Idom (Spain) and WorleyParsons (Australia).

The consortium was selected to deliver the 41.8-kilometre Line 3 of the Riyadh Metro. Line 3 will form part of the six-line mega project that will run for 176 kilometres across the city.

The requirement was for a variety of high-quality and reliable fans to ensure utmost reliability through rigorous operations in high-ambient conditions.

An extensive offering

Because of these requirements, Systemair supplied:

  • AXC (F) - smoke extract axial fans

  • XC(B) - AXC(B) - smoke extract axial fans -

  • AXCBF-EX - medium pressure axial explosion-proof fans

  • AxZent - thermo centrifugal fans

  • BKF/F400 - centrifugal rectangular duct fans

  • KVO 160 – circular duct fans

  • AJR 400(B) – axial jet fans

Systemair solutions were favoured due to their comparatively low energy consumption. Systemair was also preferred for its extensive product portfolio allowing the customer to obtain all ventilation solutions required throughout the project.

Get in touch...

If you want to know more about the project or have inquiries on similar application areas, please contact Systemair Saudi Arabia at info@systemair.sa.

Low-maintenance thermo-centrifugal fan solution for duct systems
Reliable smoke and heat extraction for emergency and daily use