There’s a new way to go around the United Arab Emirates soon.

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, is once again at the forefront of another massive project that will link Dubai to Abu Dhabi via train.

The track, expected to be around 1,200-kilometer long, will span from the border of Saudi Arabia in the southwest to the border of Oman in the northeast, with additional stops in Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.

After the first phase became operational in 2016, Etihad Rail recently shared that “significant strides” have been made towards the second phase. The third and final phase is expected to be completed by 2021.

Although the rails are initially considered to be used for freight services, the network plans to provide passenger services in the future, perhaps opening up whole new areas for staycations and day trips.

Part also of its ambitious plan is to link UAE to other GCC countries.”Once fully established, the passenger network will connect principal centers of population within the UAE, and subsequently other neighboring GCC countries, offering a safer, more efficient, more comfortable and more environmentally friendly mode of transport,” said Etihad Rail in a statement.

The development comes on the heels of another rail project, the UAE Hyperloop, which earlier announced that it will open its first 10-kilometer stretch of its track next year.

The commercial project is intended to cut travel times between Dubai and Abu Dhabi to just 12 minutes.The UAE Hyperloop project “will cost between $20-40 million per kilometer.”

But Bibop Gresta, chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, said that amount can be regained within 15 years. Abu Dhabi’s Aldar earned the rights to start working on the 150-kilometer project last year.