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Old June 22nd, 2014, 10:45 PM   #41
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Etihad Rail racks up 10m injury-free hours


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Old September 22nd, 2014, 04:48 AM   #43
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Etihad Rail inks deal to protect key installations





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Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, has signed a major memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UAE’s Armed Forces.
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UAE government backs Etihad Rail second phase
Thursday, October 02, 2014



THE United Arab Emirates' federal government will fund the second phase of the country's railway network, which is set to be built by Etihad Rail, the company's acting CEO confirmed this week

Stage two encompasses a 628km network which will connect the existing 266km line from Shah and Habshan to Ruwais, which is due to open by the end of the year, to Mussafah and Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi, Jebel Ali in Dubai and to the Saudi and Omani borders.

According to Gulf News, Mr Faris Saif Al Mazroui told reporters at the Dubai International Project Management forum on Tuesday that stage two contracts are awaiting approval from the federal government and that Etihad Rail is "ready to award" them. However, he declined to reveal how much the company, which is 70% owned by the state and 30% by Abu Dhabi, will need to finance the project

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Etihad Rail set to launch next phase of UAE railway network




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Dubai: The UAE federal government will fund the second stage of the country’s national railway network, which is being built by Etihad Rail, the company’s acting chief executive said on Tuesday.
“It’s 100 per cent government [funded], Faris Saif Al Mazroui, acting CEO, told reporters on the sidelines of the Dubai International Project Management Forum.
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Etihad Rail to start commercial operations shortly
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UAE: Regulatory approval for the start of full commercial freight operations on Phase 1 of the national rail network is expected ‘shortly’, developer Etihad Rail announced on September 28.

The 1 200 km network is being built in three phases. Construction of the 264 km Phase 1 between Shah, Habshan and the Port of Ruwais began in 2010, with test services between Habshan and Ruwais starting in September 2013.

Etihad Rail’s operating partner Etihad Rail DB is now running daily trial trains. Over the past 12 months more than 2 million tonnes of granulated sulphur has been transported from Shah and Habshan for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, replacing more than 66 000 lorry journeys, and volumes are expected to increase significantly in 2016

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Cant wait till the passenger service is underway
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