$32 billion deals for Doha Metro project


Source:  http://www.arabnews.com

Qatar Rail has signed agreements totally worth over $32 billion, in order to proceed with the Doha Metro Project, Hamad Al-Bishri, deputy CEO and chief program officer, Qatar Rail, said while speaking at Trans4 2013 — Qatar’s International Transport and Logistics Industry Exhibition on Wednesday.

1“Today, we are proud to announce that we have officially begun work for the setup of the metro stations in 20 out of 25 locations, and started with the preliminary drilling works for the metro tunnels — reaching close to 5 meters in depth in some locations — in key areas, in hopes that Phase 1 of the Doha Metro will be completed in 2019,” Al-Bishri added. More info