Galfar Engineering and Contracting SAOG said its joint venture has been awarded an OMR 521 million ($1.35 billion) design and build contract for the Abu Dhabi-Sohar railway link project.

The contract was awarded by Oman-Etihad Rail LLC (Hafeet Rail), the Muscat-listed company said in a statement on Wednesday.

No construction timelines were not given.

The award enhances Galfar’s order book and position it to diversify in railway infrastructure projects, the statement added.

Trojan Construction Group is part of the Oman-UAE joint venture, according to Oman News Agency.

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(Writing by P Deol; Editing by Anoop Menon)


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