Etihad Rail Network Announces Freight Services Fully Operational Now!

by Deeplata Garde
Etihad Rail Network Announces Freight Services Fully Operational Now!

We are back with yet another Etihad rail update. As we informed you about the completion of the UAE Railway network earlier, this time it’s about freight services offered by the railways. The freight rail network has been fully operational and Etihad Rail is asking businesses to contact them for the following service. It’s finally time to take advantage of Freight services by Etihad Rail.

Freight Services By Etihad Rail Is Now Fully Operational

The cargo line was formally inaugurated in February by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai.

There are more than 1,000 wagons and a fleet of 38 engines in it. In the long run, it will link the Emirates to the rest of the Gulf as a key component of the UAE’s national rail initiative.

Apart from the freight, passenger services will soon start reflecting on the tracks of Etihad Rail. Together, they will cover about 1,200 kilometres and cut carbon emissions by up to 80%.
The officials previously announced anticipate the commencement of passenger services in 2030 but a specific date is yet to be released. Also, Etihad Rail is estimated to serve 36 million people annually.

Also Read: The First Glimpses Of Etihad Rail Are Here. All You Need To Know!

What Are The Benefits?

Freight Services
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When transporting aggregates, consumer goods, or fragile food and drink products, Etihad Rail offers a quick and dependable way to transport your goods.

Let’s quickly understand the benefits:

  • With the help of Etihad Rail’s transportation solutions, companies can use their time and resources more productively.
  • These services will surely enable companies to cut expenses and oversee their assets more effectively.
  • With the supplementary option of having a rail terminal directly connected to your company, the team of experts at Etihad
  • Rail will work closely with you to develop any number of solutions to suit your business requirements.
  • This would in turn cut down a lot of waste of time and products.

There are multiple reasons to choose Etihad Rail for your business but we have specified some simple yet major ones above.
Not to miss the country’s seven logistics hubs and four main ports are all connected by the goods route.

So we await news of passenger service by Etihad Rail after this announcement regarding freight train operations.

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/Etihad Rail