Qatar Rail Celebrates 6 Million Man-Hours Incident-Free Safety Record at the Doha Metro Green Line works



Doha, 14 June 2014: The Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), announced that the company has achieved an unprecedented 6 million work hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI) at the Doha Metro Green Line works.

The feat achieved was a compilation of the safe work done by Qatar Rail’s construction contractors led by Austrian firm PORR and its joint venture partners Saudi Bin Laden Group and HBK. This significant achievement is a clear indicator of Qatar Rail’s commitment to ensuring that safety remains a core value.

On this occasion, a delegation from Qatar Rail led by Eng. Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Turki Al-Subaie, Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Qatar Rail, and Eng. Saad Ahmed Al-Muhannadi, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Rail, visited Al Messila station site at the Green Line project where they were briefed on the work’s progress. To mark the achievement, Qatar Rail honored contractors and workers of the Green Line for their efforts during the past year to accomplish this feat. Eng. Abdullah Al-Subaie awarded memorandum trophies to Eng. Jassim Al Ansari, Green Line Project Director at Qatar Rail’s Doha Metro, and Eng. Guenther Heilmayer, Project Director for PSH Joint Venture of Doha Metro led by PORR and including Saudi Bin Laden Group and HBK.

Eng. Abdulla Al-Subaie extended his appreciation to the alliance of companies executing Doha Metro’s Green Line project “for their efforts to maintain the work environment and meet the international standards for quality, health, safety, environment, and security at the worksites”. More info