Oman will Select Contracts for National Railway

Oman will Select Contracts for National Railway
February 7, 2011 8:01 am

The Omani Government will select a project manager and a consultant by June this year for a detailed route design for building the proposed 1,500km railway network in the region.

SThe upreme Committee for Town Planning, overseeing the implementation of the project on behalf of the government, said certain companies had already pre-qualified, and a tender document will be issued soon.

The government will announce the contractor for building the rail line once a detailed design for the railway route by the consultant is complete, which could take two years, and another four years will be required to complete the entire construction work. The trains could commence operations on the Sohar-Muscat route by 2017, while operations beyond Muscat will need more time to complete.

The national railway will have 21 stations across the country, according to the Times of Oman. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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