The UAE's National Rail Network

Built to the highest international standards, Etihad Rail’s state-of-the-art network will act as a catalyst for economic growth and sustained social development.

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Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses the signing of a strategic partnership between Etihad Rail and Borouge to transport 1.3 million tons of polymers annually via rail

His Highness Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan witnessed the signing of the terms sheet for a strategic partnership for sustainable transportation between Etihad Rail, the developer of the UAE Railway Network and Borouge, a leading petrochemical company that provides innovative and differentiated polyolefin solutions, to transport 1.3 million tons of Borouge’s polymers annually from its petrochemical complex in Al Ruways Industrial City to Abu Dhabi Port for export to customers via rail.


Etihad Rail completes tracklaying works for the main line in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah


The Board of Directors of the joint venture between Oman Rail and Etihad Rail hold inaugural meeting


Landmark agreement between Oman Rail and Etihad Rail to build a 3-billion-dollar railway connecting Sohar Port to the UAE National Rail Network

Transport Solutions

Commercial Freight Services that are sustainable, reliant and more efficient

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 expansion

Network complete
Abu Dhabi to Dubai
Region complete
Excavations completed
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