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Siemens Mobility together with Hassan Allam Construction wins signaling contract for the UAE – Oman Railway Link (Hafeet Rail)

Mr. Ricardo Ramos Fernández - Head of Mainline Business Segment at Siemens Mobility / Mr. Ayman Ashour - CEO of Siemens Mobility UAE / Mr. Hassan Allam - Chairman of Hassan Allam Construction / Mr. Andre Rodenbeck - CEO of Rail Infrastructure at Siemens Mobility

Andre Rodenbeck, CEO of Rail Infrastructure at Siemens Mobility said: “Siemens Mobility as a global market leader and innovation driver with more than 150 years of signaling and railway automation technology, is proud to be providing its latest intelligent technology solutions, along with its continuous support to UAE and Oman’s ambitions and vision.”
Ayman Ashour, CEO of Siemens Mobility in the UAE stated: “We are deeply honored and proud to have been entrusted by Oman – Etihad Rail with this strategic project that will not only contribute to the social and economic furtherment of both countries, but which I believe will be a ground-breaking project for the entire region.”
Hassan Allam, the Chairman of Hassan Allam Construction said: “We are proud to join Siemens Mobility in delivering the advanced signaling solutions that will ensure the safe and seamless transportation of passengers and goods between UAE and Oman. Hassan Allam Construction and Siemens have a long-standing record of successful collaboration in Egypt, and we are honored to extend this partnership in other important regional countries like UAE and Oman.” 
As part of a vision to connect the different GCC nations through a Rail Network, the project connects to and shall be fully integrated into the current and proposed Regional GCC railway network. The UAE - Oman Railway network (Hafeet Rail) will connect the port of Sohar in the Sultanate of Oman to the UAE National Railway network at Abu Dhabi, a network which connects all the seven emirates of the UAE up to the border of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through this historic project, both countries aim to ease the practice of cross-border trade and raise the efficiency of the supply chain system by linking commercial ports and economic zones to the railway network and enhancing commercial and social connectivity between the two countries. The project also aims to link industrial hubs between the two nations and enhance the effectiveness of logistical services, as well as the expansion of different industrial sectors, economic activity, and tourism.
Siemens Mobility’s Rail Infrastructure unit
Siemens Mobility's Rail Infrastructure business unit is a global leader in intelligent mobility solutions, transforming transportation through advanced signaling technology for mainline, mass transit, and freight railways. With a focus on reliability, flexibility, and safety, Siemens Mobility provides innovative solutions for both urban and mainline rail systems, driving the transition to a digital railway and automation. Committed to digitalization, automation, and electrification, Siemens Mobility shapes the future of mobility, creating safer, greener, and more connected cities worldwide.
Starting from the left side:
  • H.E. Qais bin Mohammed Al Yousef – Oman Minister of Commerce, Industry & Investment Promotion
  • Mr. Mohammed bin Zahran Al Mahruqi - Deputy CEO of Oman - Etihad Rail
  • Mr. Abdulrahman Salim Al Hatmi – Group CEO of ASYAD
  • Sheikh Nasser bin Sulaiman Al-Harthy – Vice President of Operations Affairs at Oman Investment Authority and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ASYAD Group
  • H.E. Abdul Salam bin Mohammed Al Murshidi - Chairman of the Omani Investment Authority
  • His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan – Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
  • H.E. Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei – UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure
  • H.E. Mohamed Hassan Al Suwaidi - UAE Minister of Investment
  • H.E. Shadi Malak - CEO of Etihad Rail
  • Mr. Ahmed Al Musawa Al Hashemi – CEO of Oman - Etihad Rail
  • Mr. Ayman Ashour – CEO of Siemens Mobility UAE

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Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in intelligent transport solutions for more than 175 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio. Its core areas include rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, a comprehensive software portfolio, turnkey systems as well as related services. With digital products and solutions, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2023, which ended on September 30, 2023, Siemens Mobility posted revenue of €10.5 billion and employed around 39,800 people worldwide. Further information is available at:
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Hassan Allam Construction is Hassan Allam Holding’s flagship subsidiary and one of the leading contractors in Egypt and 
the MENA region. Leveraging its solid track record, the Company is a partner of choice in major construction projects 
throughout Egypt and abroad, delivering timely unparalleled construction and infrastructure projects across a wide range of 
sectors. Established in 1936, it is one of the oldest construction franchises in the MENA region, and boasts a solid 
reputation, superior technical capabilities, and a diversified portfolio. With a legacy of identifying attractive infrastructure 
projects, it has delivered hundreds of projects. The company is ranked among the Engineering News-Record list of the top 
250 global contractors. For more information, visit
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