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Doha metro contracts awarded

Client Qatar Rail has awarded the first major construction contracts for the Doha Metro project, NCE’s sister magazine MEED has reported.

A consortium including Italian contractor Impregilo, South Korean firm SK engineering and Oman-based firm Galfar Engineering has been awarded the Red Line North Package. It will be responsible for constructing the underground tunnel for the northern section of the metro.

Another consortium including Turkish firms Yapi Merkezi and STFA and Greek firm Aktor has been awarded the stations contract. It will be responsible for the construction of two major stations at the Msheireb Downtown Doha development and Education City.

Contracts for the Red Line South, green line and Golden line are also expected to be awarded soon.

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