Etihad Rail’s freight services are now fully operational, ready to transport any type of cargo across the UAE. Etihad Rail can ship consumer goods, perishable food, beverage items hay and other shipping aggregates as well as industrial and containers, bulk shipments, consumer goods, and other general cargo.
It also offers ‘customizable’ rail solution to transport various goods. The freight trains will run up to 120 kmph. The standard width of the rail is 1,435 meters, and it operates under the European ETCS level 2 signaling system.
The rail has been specially designed to withstand the geographical nature, climatic conditions, high temperatures and humidity in the GCC region, to ensure high levels of performance, efficiency, and sustainability.