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Emirates Transport agrees deal with Etihad Rail

Company will provide trailers, containers, maintenance and security

NEWS, Business

Emirates Transport has signed an agreement with Etihad Rail to provide vehicle leasing and maintenance to Etihad Rail, as well as providing security services to the network's sites.

The company will provide container leasing and courier services as well as leasing, maintaining and recovering vehicles used by Etihad Rail.

Etihad Rail CEO Dr. Nasser Al Mansoori said: "As the developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, Etihad Rail is collaborating with different companies across a range of industries to ensure that we provide our customers with the best transport solutions, which in turn will facilitate growth opportunities within these sectors.

"ET has a strong track record in providing numerous governments and private entities with flexible road transport options, and this agreement is in line with Etihad Rail's commitment to offer customers a modern and integrated rail network.

"We look forward to working together as the railway continues to develop."

Emirates Transport's general manager, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, said that he deal "markets the synchronisation of efforts to diversify our nation's economy".

"We are delighted to play a role in such a strategic project, and to explore future collaboration opportunities as the project progresses, including on the network's passenger services and at the GCC level."

 

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