A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ministry of Railways and the Federal Transport Authority-Land & Maritime of the United Arab Emirates on technical cooperation in Rail Sector on 10.02.2018 for cooperation in the following areas:-
Regulation, safety and technical investigation of accidents ;
Station redevelopment ;
Locomotives, coaches and wagons ; and
Any other area jointly identified by the Participants.
Discussion was also held with the Federal Transport Authority and Ethihad Rail regarding the ongoing infrastructure and rolling stock projects of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the possibility of association of Indian companies in these projects.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.