Etihad Rail has awarded the design and construction of Abu Dhabi – Dubai construction contracts
TEHRAN UIC RAME: Etihad Rail has awarded the next two civil engineering and track works contracts for the construction of Stage Two of the national railway network.
With a total value of 4·4bn dirhams, the 216 km Package B and 94 km Package C routes will form the backbone of the UAE’s national network, connecting Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The two packages include the links to Khalifa Port, Khalifa Industrial City (Kizad), and Jebel Ali Port, connecting the country’s key ports with its principal industrial and urban areas.
The two packages have been awarded to a grouping of China Railway Construction Corp with local firm Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting Co and the contracts were signed on June 25, 2019.
As well as the design and construction of rail infrastructure, including earthworks, bridges and tunnels, the contracts include tracklaying.