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Qatar aims to finish building Doha Metro stations within 2018

DOHA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Qatar Rail said the construction of Doha Metro stations will be largely completed by the end of this year,...

Testing of first Doha Metro trains begins

The Doha Metro came one step closer to reality this week after Qatar Rail tested its first train. In a video posted by the transport...

Exova Group wins key Doha Metro contracts

Exova Group, a global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has won three major contracts to conduct materials testing and fire safety engineering for the new Doha Metro in Qatar.

Metro ‘to ease traffic congestion in Doha’

A metro train can move around 60,000 people per hour in one direction which is equivalent to the traffic on 30 lanes in a road network or the number of passengers carried by some 30,000 cars, an expert in the field said yesterday.

Delivery architects sought for first phase of £8bn Doha Metro

Qatar is on the hunt for architectural subcontractors to deliver 35 planned new metro stations in its capital city – Doha

Doha metro Gold Line financing finalised

A 3·65bn riyal syndicated financing package for the construction of the Doha metro Gold Line has been finalised, Barwa Bank announced last month.

France to take part in Qatar’s mega projects

France is prepared to assist Qatar in its major projects, especially in the transport sector, the French Minister of Transport, Thierry Mariani (pictured) who is on a two-day visit to Doha said here yesterday. The best way France could be satisfied with these economic relationships is to prepare for the future.

Florida's high-speed rail loss is Qatar's gain

In December, Tampa and Miami lost their bids to host the 2022 World Cup soccer games to Qatar, a Middle Eastern nation along the Arabian peninsula. Haddad helped keep Florida's high-speed rail plans current through tumultuous political periods last decade, which enabled the state to lay plans for the nation's first bullet train line and gain $2.4 billion in Obama Administration high-speed rail allocations.