Etihad Rail News

Etihad Rail passes significant safety milestone

Etihad Rail passes significant safety milestone

10th Jun 2014 Rail News

Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the United Arab Emirates’ national railway network – has surpassed more than ten million man-hours worked, with zero lost-time injuries. This significant achievement is a clear indicator of Etihad Rail’s commitment to ensuring that safety remains a core value since the inception, construction, and soon during the commercial operation, of the UAE’s national railway network.

DB Schenker Rail signs joint venture with UAE Etihad Rail

DB Schenker Rail signs joint venture with UAE Etihad Rail

27th Mar 2014 Press Release Rail News

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, has signed a joint venture with DB Schenker Rail, a subsidiary of German-based Deutsche Bahn, to operate and maintain the railway. DB is Europe’s largest railway company, operating passenger and freight services on the approximately 33,500-kilometre German rail network, and maintaining a strong presence in rail operations in various countries across Europe.

Etihad Rail signs deal with Dubai Industrial City

Etihad Rail signs deal with Dubai Industrial City

27th Jul 2013 Press Release Rail News

Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network – has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Industrial City for the development of a rail terminal within the City.

Etihad Rail signs deal with Emirates Transport

Etihad Rail signs deal with Emirates Transport

19th Jul 2013 Rail News

Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network – has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Emirates General Transport and Services Corporation. The deal offers Etihad Rail the benefit of ET’s integrated vehicle and maintenance services, in addition to security services along Etihad Rail sites.

Etihad Rail takes delivery of EMD locomotives

Etihad Rail takes delivery of EMD locomotives

13th Apr 2013 Press Release Rail News

Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network – today announced the arrival at Mussafah Port of the first two of seven locomotivesto be shipped to the UAE.

Etihad Rail secures US$1.28bn funding package

Etihad Rail secures US$1.28bn funding package

1st Mar 2013 Press Release Rail News

Etihad Rail has announced it has secured financing of US$1.28 billion for Stage One of its railway project, which comprises the route from Shah and Habshan to Ruwais. Commenting on the completion of financing for the first stage of the project, H.E. Nasser Alsowaidi, chairman of Etihad Rail said: “The securing of this loan not only represents the beginning of a new era for the UAE in trade and travel through a transportation network that will connect all seven emirates with our GCC partners, but also reflects the international financial community’s confidence in Etihad Rail and the significant potential of the UAE’s national railway.”

Etihad Rail and DP World Sign MoU

Etihad Rail and DP World Sign MoU

11th May 2012 Press Release Rail News

Agreement paves the way for an intermodal rail terminal at Jebel Ali Port, securing the Dubai port as a key node in the emerging regional rail network.