Established 2009 to build up to 1 200 km of railway linking the seven emirates in UAE, as part of the planned Gulf rail network. Originally known as Union Railway, the company was rebranded as Etihad Rail on March 23 2011. The line from Ruwais to Habshan began trial operations in 2013, with full commercial operation of Phase 1 through to Shah (264 km) expected in Q4 of 2015 by operating partner Etihad Rail DB. Phase 2 is under construction to Mussafah and Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi, Jebel Ali in Dubai, the Saudi border at Ghuwaifat and the Omani border at Al Aïn.

Address
PO Box 989
Capital Gate Tower, 6th Floor
Khaleej Al Arabi Street (30th Street)
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Phone
+971 2 499 9999
Fax
+971 2 499 9998
Email
communications@etihadrail.ae
Website
www.etihadrail.ae

Traffic

Gauge:
1435 mm
Length:
264 km
Rolling stock
7 Diesel locomotives
240 Freight wagons