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Etihad Rail concludes Middle East Rail with seven agreements to significantly drive freight and passenger rail services development

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, concluded their participation at the 17th edition of Middle East Rail, the largest transport event in the region. Hosted by Etihad Rail for the second consecutive year, the event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAE Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of the Presidential Court, and in partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, the Department of Culture and Tourism, and GCC Railways Authority. The exhibition and conference welcomed over 10,000 attendees, including eight ministers from Europe, the UK, North Africa, and the GCC, 300 exhibitors, and 600 VIPs, with 30 countries represented in total.


Etihad Rail partners with DHL Global Forwarding to utilise National Rail Network as a major facilitator of DHL operations


The Board of Directors of Oman and Etihad Rail Company oversee the progress of the UAE-Oman Railway Network Project


Memorandum of Understanding between Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Etihad Rail to work on the latest 3D printing technologies

Transport Solutions

Commercial Freight Services are now operational

Etihad Rail’s transport solutions mean significant benefits for businesses, allowing for more productive use of time and resources, reduced costs, and more efficient asset management.

Railway Network

Connecting the United Arab Emirates to the Gulf Cooperation Council

Built to international standards, the railway will link the principal centres of trade, industry, manufacturing, production, logistics, population and all the major import and export points of the United Arab Emirates as well as form an integral part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) railway network.

Progress & Development

Network complete

Network Complete
Freight services
Launched February 2023
Cargo capacity
Million Tons
by 2030
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