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QATAR Railways Company (QRC) will issue the first request for proposals for the country's $US 40bn rail network in the first week of April. Four tunnelling contracts for the first phase of the Doha Metro, each worth $US 2-3bn, will be launched with winners set to be announced in October.
“As soon as the contracts are awarded, we intend to order the tunnel boring machines; we are in discussions with the manufacturers,” the official stated. The 30 pre-qualified contractors will be invited for presentations, regarding tunnelling, towards the end of this month and the most competent shortlisted.
About 19 construction packages of $1bn (QR3.65bn) each are to be awarded until the end of next year for the Qatar railway project, including the metro and GCC network, Gulf Times has learnt.