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Qatar Rail cancels $1.4bn Doha Metro stations deal

Qatar Rail cancels $1.4bn Doha Metro stations deal

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.

Gulf railway to create 80,000 jobs

Gulf railway to create 80,000 jobs

The GCC Railway, which link the six member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council by 2018, is expected to create more than 80,000 direct and indirect jobs, said Abdurrahim Naqi, secretary-general of GCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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.