As part of the country’s efforts to extend the National In-Country Value (ICV) Programme at the federal level, the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology
The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) and Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, will partner to highlight
The Board of Directors of Oman Rail-Etihad Rail JV Company, a joint venture between Oman Rail, the developer and operator of the Oman national Rail Network,
The line in Sharjah extends over 45 km and is part of the last package of the project, which is 145 km in length. Connecting the Emirate to the main line recorded more than 11.7 million work hours in 25 months.
Etihad Rail has concluded, ahead of schedule, the knowledge transfer programme with Deutsche Bahn (DB), Europe’s largest railway operator and infrastructure owner.
On the sidelines of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s visit to Oman, Oman Rail, the Sultanate’s national developer and operator of railway networks, signed an agreement with Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, to jointly establish an equally-owned company, Oman-Etihad
Sheikh Mohammed said that connecting the Emirates via a national railway network strengthens our capabilities and competitiveness, and consolidates our unity.
Hats off to the visionary leadership of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE railway network is another jewel on the crown of the United Arab Emirates (“Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates 900km UAE railway network,” Feb.24, Gulf Today website). According to the report, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President,
The UAE-Oman Rail Network will be a 303km network, which connects Oman and the UAE, with an overall investment value of $3 billion.
The 11-billion-dirham ($3 billion) railway network project linking the United Arab Emirates and Oman promises to mark a new beginning not just for linking the two countries but also as an efficient and relatively cleaner mode of transport in the region. The dependence on air and road transport will lessen.