50% of the Doha Metro tunneling works finalized

About 50% of the 113-kilometer long tunneling works for Doha Metro has been completed.

This is being done with the help of 21 tunnel boring machines (TBM), that are advancing underground at full swing.

Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Subaie, Qatar Rail Managing Director, said the Doha Metro project is advancing according to schedule with QR 60 billlion worth of contracts awarded to nine joint ventures.

Qatar Rail claims that a massive share of the world-class, efficient public transportation system includes three interconnected projects – the Doha Metro, the Lusail Light Rail Transit project and the Long Distance rail project.

The metro forecasts to open up by late 2019 to the public.

The Qatar Rail has been recognized with an international certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Source News: Qatar Living