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Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses the signing of a contract to expand Etihad Rail’s fleet to 45 locomotives
Etihad Rail contracted Progress Rail to design, manufacture, test, and ship 38 EMD locomotives specially designed to withstand the high temperatures and humidity of the gulf region
Virgin Hyperloop One announces technology can be powered completely off-grid In Middle East
The system would be up to ten times more energy-efficient than short haul flights, 50 per cent more efficient than high-speed trains, says Virgin Hyperloop One executive prior to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
Nokia and Japanese rail operator, Odakyu Electric Railway, collaborate on AI-based railroad crossing safety trials
Nokia scene analytics provides machine learning technology for real-time railroad crossing monitoring
Saudi’s Haramain high-speed trains will resume test runs Wednesday following fire
The Haramain high-speed train network was hit by a huge fire at Jeddah’s Al-Sulaimaniyah station in September
Hanging railway system being developed in Sharjah
The SkyWay project will see cargo and passengers carried on unicars
Virgin Hyperloop will contribute US $4bn to Saudi Arabian economy
Virgin Hyperloop One Center of Excellence will drive domestic value by adding to the creation of more than 124,000 high-tech local jobs
British design firm to join Virgin Hyperloop One team in Saudi Arabia
Formal announcement expected at the Future Investment Initiative (FII), in Riyadh later this month
Saudi rail privatisation: lessons learnt in the UK
Privatisation is a complex process and Network Rail Consulting (NRC) is uniquely positioned to support Saudi Arabia’s government and railway authorities in this transition says Lindsay
Saudi Arabia's temporary Haramain rail track nears completion
The railway detour developed following a fire on the permanent line is 90% complete
Serco celebrates Emiratisation efforts in Dubai Metro operations team
Emiratis now occupy 40 different roles across the majority of departments and functions and 13 per cent comprise the organisation’s Dubai Metro workforce
Stage Two UAE railway network systems and integration contract awarded
Etihad Rail awards contract for systems and integration for Stage Two of the national railway network
Etihad Rail awards $436m contract to Hitachi Rail STS
Hitachi Rail STS has won the systems and integration contract for stage two of Etihad Rail network

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