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Doha Metro launch likely in 2019

Following the approval of the masterplan and design of the Doha Metro, Qatar Rail has kicked off its ambitious project and aims to launch the country's first metro service in the last quarter of 2019, said a report.

Doha Metro design given green light

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has selected the final design of the Doha Metro stations during a recent visit to Qatar Railways Co (Qatar Rail).

WS Atkins named lead designer for Riyadh Metro contract

WS Atkins has won a £75 million contract as lead designer for three lines of a new 180-kilometre long metro system in Riyadh.

$17bn road projects up for grabs

The 4th annual Qatar Transport Conference scheduled for May 28 and 29, will provide a comprehensive guide to Qatar’s multi-billion dollar projects market and detail where the business and investment opportunities will be in the coming 12-18 months.

QDB and Qatar Rail hold workshop

Qatar Development Bank (QDB), the award-winning organization, and Qatar Rail, the company overseeing the country's much-anticipated integrated rail network, staged a Qatar Rail Workshop about investment and business opportunities for the country's ambitious new rail running to nearly $40bn, on the 12th March, 2013 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

Doha prepares to keep roads clear

Keeping Doha moving is an issue as Qatar prepares to host football’s Fifa World Cup in 2022. The highest levels of government have highlighted the challenge, and the problem now rests with clients such as Qatar Railways Company (QRail) and the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), as they prepare to award billions of dollars of construction contracts this year.

Qatar Rail is on track at GIS conference in Doha

Qatar Rail, the company overseeing the construction of the country's much-anticipated integrated railway network, is participating in the upcoming UN Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Conference at the Qatar National Conference Centre (QNCC) from 4-6 February.

Work on three metro stations to begin shortly

DOHA: Work on three metro rail stations, in Msheireb, Al Rayyan and behind the Qatar National Museum, is expected to begin shortly as part of the Qatar Integrated Railway project.

Qatar to Host Arab Future Cities Summit for Second Year Running

The US$25bn Doha Metro 85km railway network is one of the transport projects planned to connect urban and rural landscapes and reduce Qatar's pollution and congestion.

Qatar to award $30bn projects by 2014

Qatar will see an upsurge in project tenders and awards in the next two years which is likely to hit $30 billion, as the country enters the next crucial phase of its preparations for the Fifa World Cup 2022 and its bid for the Summer Olympics in 2020, said an expert.