voestalpine Railway Systems, chosen as a supplier of the Ethihad Rail Stage 2, will manufacture and supply heavy haul turnouts to five different packages delivered under respective engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts. All turnouts will be designed and produced using the heat treated 400UHC® HSH® Super Premium rails. The benefit for the customer will be a significant improvement of the LCC values, which is particularly important under the project’s operational and environmental conditions.
voestalpine Railway Systems’ turnouts will be supplied in 2021 and 2022 to the following segments of the Etihad Rail Stage 2 network:
- Package B, which runs for 216km in Abu Dhabi Emirate,
- Package C, covering 94km in Dubai Emirate,
- Package D, stretching 145km and linking the ports of Fujairah and Khorfakkan to the network at the Dubai border with Sharjah,
- Package 2F1 - O&M Facility (Al Faya Depot),
- Package 2F2 – five Freight Facilities.