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Egypt modernises and secures national rail network The stretch of rail is located in the Upper Egypt portion of the AlexandriaCairoAswan rail corridor.

Egypt modernises and secures national rail network

Egypt National Railways relies on Thales to modernise and cyber-secure railway network.

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Saudi Arabia to launch Land Bridge railway tenders in 2017

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.
 
Dubai Metro expansion mock-up revealed ahead of Expo 2020

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

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 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.
 

 

Al Safa Transport signs deal to use Etihad Rail network

Al Safa Transport signs deal to use Etihad Rail network

Etihad Rail has signed an agreement with Al Safa Transport for the movement of cargo using the UAE’s vast railway network.
 
Doha Metro plans fastest driverless trains in GCC

Doha Metro plans fastest driverless trains in GCC

The Doha Metro will be one of the fastest driverless train systems in the world and will be the fastest in the region; able to reach 100 km per hour, it was announced this week.    2 Comments
 
UKs 1st export train to China departs DP World terminal

UKs 1st export train to China departs DP World terminal

The first ever UK to China export train departed DP World’s London Gateway on Monday, laden with containers full of British goods.
 
FOCUS: How Riyadh Metro uses design to attract citizens

FOCUS: How Riyadh Metro uses design to attract citizens

The planning and design for the Riyadh Metro have been carefully coordinated in effort to ensure that Riyadh will use and take ownership of the infrastructure upon its completion.
 
DHL handles logistics, imports metro trains to Saudi

DHL handles logistics, imports metro trains to Saudi

Bombardier Transportation has turned to DHL Global Forwarding to handle the project logistics associated with getting its Riyadh Metro trainsets from Europe to Saudi Arabia.
 
MENA’s railway supply to grow 3% annually until 2021

MENA’s railway supply to grow 3% annually until 2021

Railway industry players are upbeat about MENA railway supply market prospects, noting that the sector will grow about 3% annually in the next four years.
 
Unipart Rail, Arabian Railway Co. to form Joint Venture

Unipart Rail, Arabian Railway Co. to form Joint Venture

Unipart Rail and Arabian Railway Company are to form a joint venture company to deliver world class projects, supply chain services and consultancy in Saudi Arabia.
 
Etihad Rail DB runs 1000th train

Etihad Rail DB runs 1000th train

Etihad Rail and Etihad Rail DB, the joint venture between Etihad Rail and DB Cargo that operates and maintains Stage One of the railway network, announced that it has safely run its 1000th train.
 
Etihad Rail hits 10m tonnes of sulphur milestone

Etihad Rail hits 10m tonnes of sulphur milestone

Stretching 264km, stage 1 links the sulphur sources of Shah and Habshan to the export point of Ruwais via the Mirfa depot and Etihad Rail has transported 10-million tonnes of sulphur since its launch.
 
GCC dominates rail with $240bn planned projects

GCC dominates rail with $240bn planned projects

Asia and the Middle East have the largest selection of freight and urban transport projects in the world with more than $642bn worth of planned railway investments, according to a report.
 
Abu Dhabi follows Dubai with Hyperloop agreement

Abu Dhabi follows Dubai with Hyperloop agreement

Abu Dhabi plans to build Hyperloop link between Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, cutting travel time to under 10 mins.
 




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