Rail

Saudi Arabia's temporary Haramain rail track nears completion
The railway detour developed following a fire on the permanent line is 90% complete
Dubai Metro systems crash causes rush hour commuter chaos
The initial 30-minute fault caused a knock-on effect that caused five stations to temporarily suspend services
Etihad Rail’s phase 2 Dubai to Abu Dhabi rail link gets AED4.4-billion approval
Sheikh Hamdan met Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE railway network to discuss progress
Comment: History of Dubai Metro can help engineer mobility of the future
The UAE's future projects may be more tech-driven than ever before, but engineering know-how is unlikely to go out of style
How the Middle East is leading in sponsorship when it comes to metros
How the rest of the world can learn a new way of generating revenue through sponsorship and naming rights on some of its transportation assets
Draft Federal Railways Regulation Law under review by UAE FNC
Draft law's guidelines and feedback reviewed at meeting attended by top-level officials from RTA, FTA, and Etihad Rail
Dubai plans to bring 100mph rail system to the emirate
MoU signed between RTA and Skytran to bring suspended transport system to the emirate
Gordon Lindsay made GCC regional director of Network Rail Consulting
Gordon joins NRC from the engineering consultancy Atkins, where he spent eight years delivering major rail projects in the Middle East and the UK.
Special Olympics Flame arrives at Etihad Rail station in Abu Dhabi
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.
Kuwait hires advisor for design of 111km mega rail project
Kuwait Public Authority for Roads and Transportation wants a budget of US $59-million for the advisor.
Dubai Metro will take delivery of first of 50 new train sets in November
The first of 50 new trains for the Dubai Metro will be delivered between November, 2018 and October, 2019 in gear-up for Expo 2020.

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