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Etihad Rail signs MoU With Western Bainoona Group

Etihad Rail signs MoU With Western Bainoona Group

WBG will utilise the rail network’s operations for the distribution of materials from its crusher location at Tawyeet.

Etihad Rail announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Western Bainoona Group (WBG), a group specialising in construction, land transportation and crushers, to transport materials through the rail network, the company said in a statement.

 

As per the deal, WBG will utilise the rail network’s operations for the distribution of materials from its crusher location at Tawyeet to the Etihad distribution and export terminals in the UAE.

 

The agreement will provide Etihad Rail with additional volumes of bulk commodities transport within the UAE and will improve the overall efficiency of WGB’s business, the statement said.

 

“Today, the company’s strengths lie in producing and selling quarry products and Etihad Rail will provide us with a new alternative that is on the whole more cost-effective and reliable than existing transport, especially for long haul journeys,” said Mohammed Khalfan Al Hameli, chairman of WBG.

 

“Our organisaton is rapidly expanding and evolving its service offering.”

 

The volume of products that would be transported by WBG via Etihad rail is estimated to reach 10,000,000 tonnes by 2020.

 

Eng. Faris Saif Al Mazrouei, acting CEO of Etihad Rail said:By working with Etihad Rail, WBG stands to gain faster and more consistent transit times, lower overall cost for transport and capacity to move a larger quantity of goods at once.”

 

 

The Dhs40 billion, 1,200 km Etihad Rail network will connect industrial areas as well as urban and peripheral communities throughout the country. It will transport both freight and passengers across the UAE.  The railway line will be built in three phases with the first phase scheduled to be completed by 2014.

 

To date, Etihad Rail has signed more than 20 MoUs with a number of customers throughout the Emirates – in industries ranging from petrochemicals and agriculture to aggregates and waste.

 

 

 

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