About Etihad Rail

The UAE’s National Railway Network

Etihad Rail was established 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.
Our Story

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 acts as a catalyst for economic growth and sustained social development. The railway transforms logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable network that connects the seven emirates together and 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.

Stage Two forges ahead

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Mainline track laid
Track completed in 2022
Tunnel excavations
Phase 2A complete
Our Principles

The guiding principles of Etihad Rail, the UAE's National Railway Network

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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Faster, sustainable and more efficient. Learn about the impact of rail.

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The UAE's National Railway Network.