Qatar Rail cancels $1.4bn Doha Metro stations deal

By Staff

Qatar Railways Company has terminated the contract of an international consortium that was building the stations of the Doha Metro project and appointed a new contractor to take its place.

The company, better known as Qatar Rail, said in a statement that it has appointed Consolidated Contractors (CCC) to continue with the project and will take over the contract from the joint venture comprising comprising South Korea’s Samsung C&T, Spanish contractor Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL), and Qatar Building Company later this month.

Qatar Rail confirmed that it was “doing all it could” to minimise any delays and risks to this part of the Doha Metro project.

“Work will continue on the major stations project sites as planned and discussions are underway with the subcontractors to ensure continuity,” the statement said without giving a reason for the contract termination. More info

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