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H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed chairs a virtual meeting with Etihad Rail board members and confirms the award of AED846m contract for O&M facility at Al Faya

2020-07-02T16:44:32+04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Press release|

H.H. launches the construction works of Package B of Stage Two of the network, including a sleeper factory at Saih Sheib, during a virtual site visit The Etihad Rail Board of Directors today held a remote meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court and Chairman of Etihad Rail, and the Board confirmed the award of a contract worth AED846 million for construction of the central Operation and Maintenance (O&M) facility at Al Faya, Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, H.H. also carried out a [...]

Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses the signing of a contract to expand Etihad Rail’s fleet to 45 locomotives

2020-04-05T11:13:40+04:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Press release|

The Board of Directors of Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, has awarded a contract for the supply of locomotives for the UAE’s nationwide rail network to Progress Rail Locomotive Inc., a Caterpillar company, expanding the company’s fleet to 45 locomotives, which is equivalent to 6 times the current fleet consisting of 7 locomotives. In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court and Chairman of Etihad Rail, the contract was signed by Shadi Malak, CEO of Etihad Rail, [...]

Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed launches construction works of Package A of Stage Two of the UAE railway network

2020-02-10T11:58:58+04:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: Press release|

H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, and Chairman of Etihad Rail, has launched the construction works of Package A of Stage Two of the pan-Emirates railway network, which is being developed by Etihad Rail, in the presence of members of the company’s Board of Directors. Package A will run for 139 km from Ghuweifat on the UAE border with Saudi Arabia to Ruwais, where it connects with Stage One of the network. Speaking on the occasion, H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed said: “As 2020, the year of preparing for the [...]

50 additional jobs eyed for UAE Nationals at Etihad Rail in 2020

2020-02-10T11:59:34+04:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Press release|

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national railway, has launched a new training and employment programme, as part of the company’s continuous commitment to support Emiratisation. Etihad Rail is a positive contributor to the UAE government’s initiative to employ its citizens in a meaningful and efficient manner in both the public and private sector, by continuing to create jobs and provide the necessary training, development programmes and vocational guidance as a way of encouraging employment among citizens, boosting their opportunities in the job market, and empowering them to make a significant contribution to the UAE economy. As one [...]

Etihad Rail awards AED 4.6 billion contract for Package D linking Fujairah and Khorfakkan ports to the national railway network

2020-02-10T11:59:48+04:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Press release|

His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court and Chairman of Etihad Rail, has supervised a board meeting during which he approved a AED 4.6 billion tender for the civil works and construction of Package D of Stage Two of the UAE’s national railway. Package D will link the ports of Fujairah and Khorfakkan to the network at the Dubai border with Sharjah, and stretches over a distance of 145 kilometres. Through connecting key ports to manufacturing, production and population centers, Package D will connect [...]

Etihad Rail awards contract for systems and integration for Stage Two of the national railway network

2020-02-10T12:26:35+04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Press release|

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, has approved the award of the systems and integration contract for Stage Two of the UAE’s national railway network at a total cost of AED 1.6 billion during a Board meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Etihad Rail. His Highness and Akihiko Nakajima, the Japanese Ambassador to the UAE, attended the contract signing to award the systems and integration works to Hitachi Rail STS. The contract was signed by Mr. Shadi Malak, Etihad [...]

Etihad Rail approves award of further two packages for the Abu Dhabi-Dubai stretch of the National Railway Network

2020-02-10T12:00:22+04:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Press release|

H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan: The UAE National Railway is one of the most important economic development projects in the UAE” Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE national railway, has approved the award agreement for civil and track works of Packages B and C for Stage Two of the UAE national railway network connecting Abu Dhabi and Dubai, during a board meeting, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Etihad Rail. Package B runs for 216km, and Package C [...]

Etihad Rail signs Joint Partnership Agreement with Abu Dhabi Customs to Develop Freight Transport Solutions

2020-02-10T12:00:33+04:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Press release|

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, has signed a Joint Partnership Agreement with the General Administration of Customs in Abu Dhabi, aimed at developing freight transport requirements, enabling trains to travel more efficiently through the adoption of the best practices and smart electronic technology. His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Etihad Rail; and H.E. Jassim Mohammed Buatabh Al Zaabi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office and Acting Chairman of the Department of Finance attended the signing ceremony. The Joint Partnership Agreement [...]

Etihad Rail launches package A of Stage Two to connect Ghuweifat and Ruwais

2020-02-10T12:00:49+04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Press release|

H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan: “Initiating Package A of Stage Two is a turning point in the transportation sector in UAE and the GCC” Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE national railway, held a Board meeting on Sunday, led by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Etihad Rail, during which H.H. approved Package A of the Stage Two tender award. At the ceremony, attended by H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the contract was awarded to a [...]

Special Olympics Flame of Hope arrives at Etihad Rail premises in Mirfa, Al Dhafra

2020-02-10T12:01:02+04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Press release|

Etihad Rail has organised a ceremony at its headquarters in Mirfa, in the Al Dhafra Region, to receive the Flame of Hope for the Special Olympics World Games 2019, which are being hosted in the UAE from March 14th. The event was attended by the CEO of Etihad Rail and the CEO of Etihad Rail DB, along with a number of employees of both companies. Etihad Rail is proud to be one of the landmark projects on the Flame of Hope tour; as such a prestigious Olympic symbol represents the highest values of friendship, tolerance and peace. The UAE is sending [...]