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 runs for 94km, and the two packages are part of the 605km line from Ghuweifat to the Port of Fujairah on the eastern coast.

H.H.Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended the contract signing ceremony to award the civil and track works on the two packages to China Railway Construction Corporation Ltd and Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting Company. The contract was signed by Mr. Shadi Malak, Etihad Rail Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Wang Jinsong, Authorized Representative of China Railway Construction Corporation Ltd and Ali Mohamed Sadiq Albloushi, Chairman of Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting.

H.H.Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed stressed the importance of the UAE national railway network, which is recognised as one of the most important economic and development projects in the UAE, saying, “Etihad Rail will s