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Saudi Arabia said to float tenders for railways, dry ports and logistics zones
According to media reports, Saudi Arabia has floated a tender to build a new dry port and logistic zone, as well as a King Abdullah Port railway
Etihad Rail unveils new strategy and brand identity following Stage 2 financing
Etihad Rail has recently signed a series of land lease agreements throughout the UAE to secure the rail network’s transport corridors in all the emirates.
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.
Jacobs Engineering selected for restart of Etihad Rail project
The project will be built in phases to link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, and will form a vital part of the planned GCC railway network.
Etihad Rail awards consultancy for stage 2 and 3 expansion
Egis will assist Etihad Rail with the development of stages 2 and 3, which are now scheduled for completion by 2024.
UAE teams up with UK to boost rail network plans
The agreement between the Federal Transport Authority and the UK Ministry of Transport will provide the FTA will access to British know-how in safety standards and accident investigations.
MENA rail contracts worth US $16-billion to be awarded in 2018
Rail contracts worth US $16 billion are expected to be awarded in 2018 in the MENA region, according to MEED Rail Report 2018 ahead of the Middle East Rail exhibition.
Almajdouie Logistics contracted for Haramain rail rolling stock
Almajdouie Logistics has delivered the first shipment of 13 wagons and two engines for the new Haramain High Speed Rail Project.
FOCUS: Global rail revival - why and where?
Peter Newman, professor of sustainability, Curtin University asks why is there a reversal in the historic transport patterns, where is it happening and will it continue?
INTERVIEW: Louay Dahmash, head of Middle East, Autodesk
Autodesk provides a variety of solutions that designers and engineers can use to develop the rail and logistics systems in order to take advantage of renewable energy.
GCC dominates rail with $240bn planned projects
Asia and the Middle East have the largest selection of freight and urban transport projects in the world with more than $642bn worth of planned railway investments, according to a report.

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