UAE residents and visitors will soon be chugging their way across the country in trains.
The UAE Railway Programme announced on Sunday promises to be the largest integrated system for transporting goods and passengers across the country.
The programme was launched in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
As per details announced by the UAE Government, the railway programme includes three key projects:
By 2030, the number of passengers is expected to reach more than 36.5 million annually.
Additionally, smart applications and solutions will also be developed to allow planning and booking trips; integrating logistics operations; port and customs services; and providing integrated logistics solutions.
News Source: Khaleej Times