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Watch: Etihad Rail bridge takes shape on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road

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75 per cent of Stage 2 of UAE nationwide rail community is full

A rail bridge is progressing properly on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Street (E11). Etihad Rail has shared a video displaying the newest development progress on the bridge:

“Our bridge constructed on E11 will allow trains to enter the Jebel Ali rail terminal, selling the facilitation of commerce each internationally and regionally,” the railway operator posted on Twitter.

Final month, a high official earlier stated that greater than 75 per cent of Stage 2 of the UAE nationwide rail community has been accomplished. Stage 1 of the community has been operational since 2016, and Stage 2, which incorporates the not too long ago linked 256-km railway hyperlink between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has been progressing at an accelerated tempo.

Earlier this yr, Etihad Rail and Dubai Industrial Metropolis introduced a complicated freight terminal unfold throughout 5.5 million sq. toes.

Etihad Rail’s passenger companies will join 11 UAE cities and areas from Al Sila to Fujairah. It’s anticipated to serve greater than 36.5 million passengers yearly throughout the nation by 2030.

At a pace of 200km per hour and with a capability of 400 passengers per prepare, the passenger service will assist cut back visitors and save time. Passengers will be capable of commute between Abu Dhabi to Dubai in solely 50 minutes; between Abu Dhabi and Fujairah in 100; between Dubai and Fujairah in 50 minutes; and between Abu Dhabi and Al Ruwais in 70.

sahim@khaleejtimes.com

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