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Doha metro gets Nexi support

Doha metro gets Nexi support

The Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (Nexi) has provided export credit insurance for the construction and maintenance of the Doha metro in Qatar by a consortium including four Japanese companies.

Doha Metro completes 100km of tunnelling

Doha Metro completes 100km of tunnelling

oha Metro Project has achieved yet another milestone by completing 100km of tunnelling across the city and 41 percent of the whole project.

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.

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.

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.

ACTS completes Doha Metro geotech investigations

ACTS completes Doha Metro geotech investigations

Once completed, Doha Metro will boast a total length of 240km, and will feature 106 stations. The system is designed to cover the Greater Doha area.

Qatar Rail announces temporary closure of Al Tarfa Road

Qatar Rail announces temporary closure of Al Tarfa Road

Qatar Rail announces the temporary closing of Al Tarfa Road from 23rd April, 2016 to 7th May 2016 between the hours of 12am – 6am due to works related to the Doha Metro Red Line project.

New integrated rail system begins to take shape

New integrated rail system begins to take shape

When fully completed by 2030, the new metro network in Doha will link up with five long-distance lines as well as a light-rail system, facilitating not only better transport, but also increasing trade between the region by up to 6 per cent on a yearly basis

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.

Qatar Rail unveils Doha metro train and Lusail LRV designs

Qatar Rail unveils Doha metro train and Lusail LRV designs

The Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has unveiled designs for the Doha metro and Lusail light rail vehicles (LRV), which are due to enter service in 2020.