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Doha Metro station fit-outs become prime focus

Doha Metro station fit-outs become prime focus

With tunnelling works drawing to a close on Doha Metro, focus has turned to fitting out the stations.

Revealed: how Qatar's Lusail tram project will look

Revealed: how Qatar’s Lusail tram project will look

Alstom and Qatar Rail have unveiled the design of the Citadis tram of Lusail which will circulate on the 4-line tramway network.

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.

New Doha International Airport Deploys TransCore’s RFID-based Access Control Technology

New Doha International Airport Deploys TransCore’s RFID-based Access Control Technology

TransCore was selected by Amana-Walbridge Joint Venture to design, implement, and maintain through June 2017 a state-of-the-art, RFID-based parking and car/bus terminal access control system for authorized staff of the New Doha International Airport Authority. TransCore is providing and installing the system that will be operational in mid second quarter 2013.

Dhs220bn of rail projects in Gulf

Dhs220bn of rail projects in Gulf

With Dhs220bn of rail construction in the Gulf at present, best practice in the construction of these extensive projects was a key topic of discuss at PMV Live. A presentation from Feras S Naser, a railway engineering researcher from the University of Birmingham on GCC Railways debated the most effective ways to design and construct rail projects in the sandy landscape of the GCC.

Qatar plans to float tenders for railway coach manufacture

Qatar plans to float tenders for railway coach manufacture

Companies with proven track record in the manufacture of rail coaches and installing control system for mega rail projects can forward requests to take part in the workshop at info@qr.com.qa. Work on the first phase of the project (making designs and making construction sites ready) has begun, according to the statement.