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Investors in real estate eyeing Doha outskirts

Investors in real estate eyeing Doha outskirts

With project works of Doha Metro rail picking up, real estate investors are increasingly looking to invest in the outskirts of the city, the areas covering an estimated over 100km network.

Gold Line Doha Metro contract

Gold Line Doha Metro contract

Contractor Larsen & Toubro (L&T) secured the order along with joint venture partners Aktor, Yapi Merkezi Insaat, STFA Group and Al Jaber Engineering. L&T said its part of the contract was worth US$ 740 million.

Doha Metro will be better than Dubai: rail exec

Doha Metro will be better than Dubai: rail exec

Doha Metro stations will be better connected to nearby developments than Dubai Metro, Qatar Rail chief technical officer has claimed. Daniel Leckel said several Dubai Metro stations were located too far away from commuters’ intended destinations

Tunnel work to start on Doha Metro in Q3

Tunnel work to start on Doha Metro in Q3

“Some 15 tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) for the metro rail project are now being manufactured,” Sara al-Muhannadi, business development manager is quoted as saying in Gulf Times.

Work begins on 37 Metro stations

Work begins on 37 Metro stations

Construction of 37 stations, which comprise the first phase of the Doha Metro, is gradually taking off with demarcation and establishment of sites, local daily Al-Sharq has reported.

Doha metro contracts awarded

Doha metro contracts awarded

A consortium including Italian contractor Impregilo, South Korean firm SK engineering and Oman-based firm Galfar Engineering has been awarded the Red Line North Package. It will be responsible for constructing the underground tunnel for the northern section of the metro.

Jacobs Awarded Contract by Qatar Railways Company

Jacobs Awarded Contract by Qatar Railways Company

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.(NYS: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from Qatar Railways Company (QRC) to provide Project Management Consultancy (PMC) services for the Red Line (North and South) of the Doha Metro project.

Work starts on Doha Metro stations

Work starts on Doha Metro stations

Qatar Rail has begun work on Doha Metro’s 20 stations, out of the planned 25, and preliminary drilling works for the metro tunnels have also started, a senior official said.

Technical Manager - Metro Qatar Rail

Technical Manager – Metro Qatar Rail

Qatar Rail was established as a direct result of the vision of His Highness The Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. It is one of a number of transformational projects that aim to continue the progression of Qatar into an advanced country capable of sustaining its development and providing a high standard of living for its entire people by 2030.

Three new Metro lines for Dubai

Three new Metro lines for Dubai

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, approved Dubai’s rail network expansion plan including connections to the proposed Etihad Rail network. Covering an area of 421km with 197 stations, the expansion of the existing network and new rail routes and infrastructure are expected to be completed by 2030 in three phases.