QATAR’s prime minister and interior minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, together with the transport and communications minister, Mr Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, travelled on an LRV from the depot to Lusail to mark the start of test running on the first section of the 28km three-line Lusail Tram network.
ALSTOM presented the first of 28 Citadis Al Mehmel low-floor LRVs for the Lusail light rail network to Qatar’s minister of transport and communications H.E. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti during a recent visit to the company’s plant in La Rochelle, France.
THE prime minister of Qatar HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani visited Hamad International Airport Terminal 1 metro station on September 25 to witness the final breakthrough of TBM Msheireb on the southern section of the Red Line, which also marked the completion of tunnelling on the Doha metro project.
QATAR Rail has awarded an 80:20 joint venture of Hill International, United States, and Astad Engineering Consultancy, Qatar, a 30-month extension to its contract to provide project management services on the Doha metro Green Line.