The railway will connect Port of Aqaba with a future dry port in Jordan's Ma'an governorate
The agreement was signed by Shadi Malak, CEO of Etihad Rail, and Saeed Eisa Mohammed Al Khyeli, Director-General of ZonesCorp.
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.
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.
The Haramain High Speed Railway currently operates eight daily trips between Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City.
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 will feature pods that physically simulate how it would feel to ride a Virgin Hyperloop One system.
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.
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 Public Authority for Roads and Transportation wants a budget of US $59-million for the advisor.
UAE edges nearer to having a fully operational Hyperloop transport system as design and engineering firm appointed for Abu Dhabi project.
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