His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court and Chairman of Etihad Rail, has inaugurated track laying at the railhead in Saih Shuaib, towards Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
H.H. Sheikh Theyab reviewed the project updates through a journey he took on an inspection train designated for supervision and inspection of construction works, from the starting point of track laying in Saih Shuaib towards both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. During the 10 kilometre journey reaching Al Maha Forest, H.H. was briefed on Etihad Rail’s procedures and measures to protect the natural habitat and wildlife during the implementation of the project within the forest, including the development of bridges, culverts and animal crossings.
H.H. said that the carefully considered and diligent scrutiny of our wise leadership is immensely valuable for the development of Stage Two and bolsters the UAE’s regional and international positioning
During the visit, H.H. said that the carefully considered and diligent scrutiny of our wise leadership is immensely valuable for the development of Stage Two and bolsters the UAE’s regional and international positioning. He added that the support of local and federal government stakeholders has been invaluable, as the company continues to support the development goals of the UAE, including those set for the next fifty years.
The development of the UAE National Rail Network, one of the largest infrastructure projects in the nation, is on schedule for delivery
During the visit, H.H. stressed the importance of this strategic project, which can revolutionise the UAE’s transport sector. He emphasised that the network forms a key part of the UAE’s world-class integrated transport ecosystem, strengthening the UAE’s global leading position in providing quality transport infrastructure. H.H. further accentuated the project’s role in supporting the UAE’s economic growth, connecting key ports with production and manufacturing points and population, which will positively affect the lives of citizens and residents in the country.
The development of the UAE National Rail Network, one of the largest infrastructure projects in the nation, is on schedule for delivery. The network is significant in providing a modern and sustainable national rail network, bolstering the UAE’s leading regional standing.