Qatar Invites to Companies for Railway Projects

Qatar Invites to Companies for Railway Projects
June 10, 2011 3:32 pm

Qatar is planning to invite bids for $35bn worth of railway and metro systems within next two months as part of its preparation for hosting the 2022 Football World Cup.

Qatar is planning to award ten packages, worth between $1bn and $1.5bn, for tunnels and metro stations in the second quarter of next year.

Though the details of the contracts have not yet been revealed, it is believed they will include tenders for digging rail tunnels and setting up stations.

The project will include 100 stations, with 80 metro stations and 651km of track, which will be integrated with
Light Rapid and people-mover systems.

The total completion of the rail network is expected by 2026 and the project will be managed by QRDC, a 51:49 joint venture between state-owned Qatari Diar and Deutsche Bahn International. 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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