Abu Dhabi on the right lines

Etihad Rail has connected the ICAD terminal in Abu Dhabi with the network’s main line. The new 2.7 million sq ft hub will have a capacity for over 20 million tonnes a year of container and general cargo and will be the largest inland freight railway terminal in the UAE. The company has completed tracklaying and has carried out tests on the new line, which extends from the borders of ... [+]

New rail terminal for Dubai

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s National Rail network, has opened a freight terminal at Dubai Industrial City. It follows the completion in March of the line between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The new terminal has a capacity of 5 million tonnes a year. Spread over 550 ... [+]

Rails advance across the Gulf

Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, has inaugurated track-laying works for stage two of the UAE’s national railway, during his visit to Etihad Rail’s railhead in Al Ruwais. Etihad Rail chief executive Shadi Malak, said that steady progress has been made on construction ... [+]

DB Schenker signs UAE rail deal

DB Schenker Rail has signed a joint venture with Etihad Rail to operate and maintain the UAE's new national freight and passenger railway network. Etihad Rail DB will manage operations for Stage One of the Etihad Rail network, transporting sulphur from Shah and Habshan to the port of Ruwais for ... [+]

advert 3