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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.
UAE to have rail link with Saudi Arabia by end-2021 - official
Federal Authority for Land and Marine Transport chief reveals date for major rail connection project
UAE announces restart of Etihad rail scheme after 2 year hiatus
The UAE has announced plans to begin the second phase of the US $25bn Etihad rail scheme, which has been stalled since January 2016.
UAE routes identified for futuristic Hyperloop project, says RTA
Designs unveiled for transport system which could cut travel times between Dubai and Abu Dhabi to just 12 minutes.
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.
Egypt modernises and secures national rail network
Egypt National Railways relies on Thales to modernise and cyber-secure railway network.
Saudi Arabia to launch Land Bridge railway tenders in 2017
Saudi Arabia will be seeking bidders for the construction of a 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometer) railroad linking the Red Sea with the Arabian Gulf as early as the end of this year.
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.
Dubai Metro expansion mock-up revealed ahead of Expo 2020
Alstom presented a mock-up of the Dubai Metro trains for the Route 2020 project to an RTA delegation headed by HE Mattar Al Tayer, director general & chairman of the Board of Executive Directors RTA.
Kerry Logistics ties up with Dubai-based Globalink for rail boost
Hong Kong-based Kerry Logistics has partnered with Dubai-based Globalink Logistics DWC to double-down on expansion through China’s ‘one belt, one road’.
CEVA starts rail service between Guangdong province in China and Germany
CEVA Logistics has launched a new rail service linking Shilong in southern China's Guangdong province to Hamburg in Germany.

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