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University students all set to break Hyperloop speed record
The system is also envisaged to be used for the transport of cargo, providing what logistics experts have said will be air freight transit times at the cost of conventional rail.
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.
The substance behind the Virgin Hyperloop re-branding
DP World and Virgin Hyperloop have announced the re-branding of the system’s cargo operations as DP World Cargo Speed, but there’s more to the development than that.
Richard Branson says ‘seriously considering’ Hyperloop rebrand
According to Branson, Virgin Hyperloop is “way ahead of anybody else” in the Hyperloop race.
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.
Etihad Rail DB awarded milestone certification
The certification guarantees a holistic and structured approach to prioritize, prepare and respond to disruption across an organization.
Aldar’s Alghadeer urban centre to get Hyperloop station
The MoU, when fully executed, will allow for the creation of a new HyperloopTT centre including; a full scale commercial Hyperloop system, an Hyperloop R&D Advanced Mobility Centre, a Demonstration & Visitor centre, and an Innovation Hub.
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.

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