EGYPT: The African Development Bank has approved a €145m loan to support reliability and capacity upgrading works as part of the Egypt National Railways Modernisation Project.
UAE: An agreement for the transport of construction materials from Ras Al Khaimah to Abu Dhabi was signed by Etihad Rail and quarrying company Stevin Rock on April 1.
UAE: Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority has selected a Keolis-led consortium to operate and maintain its metro and light rail networks for nine years with options for up to a further six.
ASIA: UAE’s Etihad Rail and Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Railway Co have signed an agreement establishing a framework for the exchange of services, training and knowledge.
IRAN: Two stations at the northwestern end of Tehran metro Line 6 were opened for revenue service on March 13, along with an isolated section of the route.
EGYPT: The World Bank’s executive board has approved a US$440m loan to support the Railway Improvement & Safety for Egypt project.
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