ER - Etihad Rail
Network length, gauge and electrification (2016):
- 270km standard gauge, not electrified
Abu Dhabi is part of the United Arab Emirates. For years there have
plans to connect the United Arab Emirates with Saudi Arabia and Oman
with a railway line.
The first line in Abu Dhabi is a freight line from mines in the desert
at Shah to
Mirfa (depot) to the port of Ruwais. The daily trains are triple
with a spare locomotive also used for shunting at the depot.
Last update: 07-10-2016