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Saudi Arabia, Jordan to invest US $705m in Aqaba railway and hinterland
The railway will connect Port of Aqaba with a future dry port in Jordan's Ma'an governorate
Etihad Rail and ZonesCorp to establish railway logistics facility in Abu Dhabi
The agreement was signed by Shadi Malak, CEO of Etihad Rail, and Saeed Eisa Mohammed Al Khyeli, Director-General of ZonesCorp.
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.
Dubai to Abu Dhabi Hyperloop will cost up to AED 22-billion
The first phase of the project involves construction of 10km out of a 150km system between Abu Dhabi and Dubai and is set to be ready next year.
Haramain Railway considering increase from 8 to 30 daily trips in 2019
The Haramain High Speed Railway currently operates eight daily trips between Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City.
Video: Man narrowly escapes being hit by runaway freight train
One man was killed when the trains eventually derailed further down the track, while three people in the impacted vehicles suffered injuries, according to Secretary of Municipal Public Security, Arturo Calvario Ramírez.
Virgin Hyperloop to feature passenger pod simulation at Expo 2020
Virgin Hyperloop will feature pods that physically simulate how it would feel to ride a Virgin Hyperloop One system.
UAE and Abu Dhabi finance departments sign agreement for financing Stage 2 of Etihad Rail network
Stage Two will extend 605 kilometres from Ghuweifat on the border with Saudi Arabia to Fujairah on the east coast, to be followed by future route additions.
DP World’s Bin Sulayem replaces Richard Branson as Hyperloop One chairman
The senior management appointments bring the company under the direct leadership of DP World, which in April signed a MoU with Virgin Hyperloop One to be the cargo carrying arm of the company as DP World CargoSpeed.
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.
HyperloopTT appoints design firm for Abu Dhabi system
UAE edges nearer to having a fully operational Hyperloop transport system as design and engineering firm appointed for Abu Dhabi project.
Virgin Hyperloop One is commercially viable, study shows
DP World signed a deal in April with Virgin Hyperloop One to create a global firm that will build high-speed cargo delivery systems

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