Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, announced on Wednesday its partnership with the Saudi Railway Company (SAR), by signing a strategic agreement establishing a framework for the exchange of services,
His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, was present at the signing of an agreement between Etihad Rail, the developer of the UAE’s National Rail Network, and Ras Al Khaimah’s
Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, is tripling its fleet by announcing the award of a contract for the manufacture, supply and commissioning of 842 new wagons bringing its total fleet to more than 1,000 units to serve the whole network.
A presentation to Sheikh Hamdan on progress being made across Package A revealed that half of the soil preparation works have been completed, with 79% of sand and rock cutting also finished. Overall, 59% of Package A construction works have already concluded.
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) recently received a delegation from the Etihad Rail with a view to enhancing avenues of cooperation and introducing the business community in Sharjah to the Strategic ‘Etihad Rail’ Project
Mohammed Rashid Al Marzouqi, Executive Director of Relations at Etihad Rail, stated that the total value of contracts for the second phase of its national railway network project amounted to Dhs18 million.
The Etihad Rail Board of Directors held a remote meeting chaired by Sheikh Theyab Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council, and Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.
Towards the Emirate of Fujairah, which extends 145 km between Dubai and Sharjah, through the Emirate of Fujairah, to Ras Al Khaimah, which includes the construction of 9 tunnels across the mountains with a total of 6.9 km, 54 bridges and 20 animal crossings.
Etihad Rail has signed a partnership agreement with Al Ghurair Iron & Steel (AGIS), the UAE’s largest producer of galvanised and cold rolled flat steel,