Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, has achieved a new milestone in the development of the National Rail Network, with the arrival of first batches of the company’s new and advanced rolling stock fleet. The locomotives and wagons, which reached the UAE via Zayed and Al Musaffah Ports, will operate across the whole network upon its completion. Video Credit:

The first batches of Etihad Rail’s new locomotives and wagons have landed in the UAE, the rail network operator said on Thursday.

The shipment is part of the railway operator’s plan to increase its fleet of heavy freight locomotives by around six times to 45.