About Etihad Rail
The UAE’s National Rail Project
Etihad Rail was established in June 2009 under Federal Law No. 2, with the mandate to manage the development, construction and operation of the UAE’s national freight and passenger railway network.
Transforming the face of the UAE ground logistics sector and transportation
Built to the very highest international standards, Etihad Rail’s state-of-the-art network will act as a catalyst for economic growth and sustained social development. The railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network which will connect the seven emirates of the UAE to its neighbouring GCC countries.
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The cost-effective railway network incorporates energy efficiency and sustainability while providing unique solutions for freight movement, distribution, handling, logistics and clearances. The railway network will link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, and will form a vital part of the planned railway network across the GCC.
Our guiding principles
The guiding principles of Etihad Rail, the UAE's National Rail Project.
Safety at the Core
Etihad Rail is committed to ensuring that safety is at the forefront of everything it does, without exception. Safety is an integral character of its business model and is firmly entrenched in their culture: the safety of its people, its clients and the general public is its first and foremost concern.
Connectivity & Economic Growth
Etihad Rail is connecting the country’s key centres of trade, industry and population, acting as a catalyst for economic growth and sustaining social development.
Efficiency & Sustainability
Etihad Rail offers a range of cutting-edge benefits: it is faster, safer, more reliable, and offers more environmentally sustainable services than alternative modes of transport. Economically, the rail network will inspire businesses to use their time and resources more efficiently.
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