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Qatar to build $26m sub-station for Metro project

June 12, 2018

The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) will build a QR100 million ( 27 million) sub-station to cater to the power requirements of Qatar Rail s Doha Metro Project a media report... View more

Alstom achieves key milestone in Riyadh Metro project

June 10, 2018

Alstom a world leader in integrated transport systems headquartered in France has achieved a major milestone for its Fast consortium with the launch of initial dynamic tests for its Riyadh Metro Proje... View more

EBRD near deal to fund key phase of Cairo Metro

June 7, 2018

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is in the final stages of reaching an agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation to fund a key part of the Cairo Metro project s... View more

RTA improves Dubai Metro experience for commuters

May 29, 2018

Dubai Road and Transport Agency (RTA) has announced the completion of a six months series of enhancement initiatives aimed to increase the customer s happiness as part of ongoing efforts to offer worl... View more

Doha Metro 77pc ready; Phase I launch set for October

April 5, 2018

Qatar Rail has completed 77 per cent of the work on its ambitious Doha Metro Project and was on track for the launch of Phase One Red Line on October 31 reported The Peninsula citing a top official. T... View more

$2.45bn financing for Dubai Metro Route 2020 complete

March 22, 2018

The Government of Dubai s Department of Finance (DoF) has announced the successful completion of a 17-year financing of Dh9 billion ( 2.45 billion) to complete the construction of Dubai Metro s Route ... View more

Strukton, Wagner win Riyadh Metro solar panel contract

January 30, 2018

Strukton a key provider of cross-border solutions in the field of rail infrastructure vehicles and mobility systems said it has won a contract to install 4 284 solar panels on a Riyadh Metro depot ser... View more

Sharjah-Dubai metro 'to help reduce traffic by 30pc'

January 28, 2018

A metro link connecting the northern emirate of Sharjah with Dubai s Green Line could help reduce traffic on the congested highways between the emirates by more than 30 per cent according to a new stu... View more

90pc Doha Metro project to be ready in 2018

January 13, 2018

Qatar Rail said it has set ambitious goals for 2018 on the Doha Metro project aiming to complete more than 90 per cent of the work including the remaining MEP (mechanical electrical and plumbing) and ... View more

Keolis JV wins Doha Metro ops contract

December 17, 2017

Qatar Rail has awarded the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram operations and maintenance contract to a joint venture partnership of the French company Keolis and infrastructure asset management specialist RAT... View more

Dubai suspends key metro line for Route 2020 work

December 11, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said metro service between Ibn Battuta and Tower and Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) stations on the Red Line network will remain suspended from January 5 next ... View more

Alstom wins Iraqi metro, rail project contracts

December 7, 2017

Alstom a world leader in integrated railway systems has signed an agreement with Iraqi government for the development of urban transport in the country. The MoU covers two major projects - a 20-km ele... View more

Qatar Rail wins ITA award for Doha Metro

November 24, 2017

Qatar Rail has won the ITA Awards 2017 for Major Project of the Year for its Doha Metro project which was nominated under the category of Major Project of the Year - More 500 Million . It won the awar... View more

Hill wins Cairo metro project management deal

November 7, 2017

Hill International a global leader in managing construction risk has won a contract from the European Investment Bank financed under the European Union s Neighbourhood Investment Facility to provide p... View more

Riyadh Metro launches stations naming rights program

October 15, 2017

Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the executive arm of The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh today launched the Naming Rights Program of its Riyadh Public Transit Network currently un... View more

Otis secures major Riyadh Metro project contract

September 26, 2017

Otis Elevator Company one of the world s largest manufacturers of people-moving products has been signed up by the FAST Consortium of companies for the metro project in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The consor... View more

Dubai Metro hits one billion passengers milestone

September 10, 2017

Dubai Metro comprising the Red and Green Lines has made new records as the ridership of the metro has broken the one billion rider barrier said the director-general and chairman of the Roads & Transpo... View more

Dubai to upgrade 5 metro stations; build cycle 500km track

August 30, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won approval for a number of transport related projects including the upgrade of five metro stations and construction of bicycle lanes along the roads o... View more

Qatar Rail receives first batch of Metro trains

August 21, 2017

Qatar Railways has received the first batch of four trains out of a total of 75 trains of the Doha Metro on Saturday two months ahead of schedule a report said. The remaining trains will arrive as sch... View more

Riyadh Metro work 57pc complete

August 7, 2017

Work on the Riyadh Metro project is proceeding at a steady pace and so far 57 per cent of the project is complete Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz acting Riyadh governor said. The projec... View more

Aurecon wins key Doha Metro project role

July 26, 2017

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has been appointed by Qatar Rail as the design verification engineer on the Red Line South Underground one of the six sections that make ... View more

Route 2020 Dubai Metro line work on track

July 17, 2017

Work on the Route 2020 Dubai Metro project is progressing according to the approved schedule and it has already achieved over 12 per cent completion said a senior official. The project contractor is c... View more

Bombardier wins $4bn Cairo Metro line contract

July 12, 2017

Egypt has signed an agreement with Canadian plane and train manufacturer Bombardier to finance and construct the sixth metro line said a report. The sixth line will stretch over 20 km parallel to the ... View more

Over 60pc of Doha Metro Phase I completed

July 10, 2017

Qatar Rail has made significant progress in the construction of its ambitious Doha Metro project with over 60 per cent of the Phase I already completed and the first consignment of trains set to be te... View more

Dubai to partially shut Metro line for Expo 2020 work

July 2, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to introduce constructional changes on the route of the Dubai Metro Red Line to move ahead with the plan for linking up with Route 2020 project. The ... View more

Riyadh Metro project on track, 54pc work completed

May 13, 2017

Work is progressing as per schedule on The Riyadh Metro development with 54 per cent of the project already completed said a Arab News report citing a senior official. An ambitious Saudi transport inf... View more

DIFC signs deal with Mumbai metro authority

April 29, 2017

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) a leading international financial hub in the Middle East Africa (MEA) and South Asia region has signed an agreement with Mumbai Metropolitan Region Developm... View more

Doha Metro ‘among fastest driverless trains’

April 23, 2017

The Doha Metro with capabilities to reach speeds of 100 km per hour will be one of the fastest driverless trains in the world and the fastest in the region a report said. In total 75 trains consisting... View more

L&T seals major Doha Metro deal

March 16, 2017

Leading Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said its automation unit has won a major order worth QR278 million ( 76.2 million) from Qatar Rail Company for Phase One of Doha ... View more

Thales wins Dubai Metro red line upgrade contract

March 13, 2017

Thales a global technology leader for the Aerospace Transport Defence and Security markets a global technology leader has won the contract to upgrade Dubai Metro s Red Line one of the world s longest ... View more

Alstom hands over first trainset for Riyadh Metro

March 6, 2017

Alstom a French multinational company operating in the worldwide rail transport markets has handed over the first of the 69 metro trainsets to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) for operation in lin... View more

Alstom delivers first metro trainset to Riyadh

March 6, 2017

Alstom as a part of Fast consortium has handed over to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the first of the 69 metro trainsets that will circulate on Lines 4 5 and 6 of Riyadh Metro. The production o... View more

Kone wins big Riyadh Metro project supply contract

March 6, 2017

Kone a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry has won a major order to supply 418 elevators and escalators for the Line 3 of Riyadh Metro project in Saudi Arabia. The Line 3 is the longe... View more

Qatar Metro to feature world-class technology

February 12, 2017

DB Engineering and Consultancy a provider of sophisticated mobility and transport solutions is equipping the Qatar metro project with world-class technology and tailor-made transport solutions a repor... View more

Parsons JV in key Riyadh Metro safety milestone

February 1, 2017

A joint venture led by Parsons a leader in engineering construction technical and management services has achieved a major safety milestone at the Riyadh Metro project site in Saudi Arabia by completi... View more

Salini completes Riyadh metro excavation work

January 24, 2017

Salini Impregilo an Italian specialist in the construction and civil engineering business said it has completed the tunnel excavation work along Line 3 of Riyadh Metro project. Also known as the Orang... View more

Hyundai offers soft financing for Cairo metro line

January 4, 2017

South Korean Hyundai Rotem has entered into an soft financing agreement with the Egyptian Transport Ministry for the development of the Cairo Metro network said a report. Part of the Hyundai Motor Gro... View more

New colour scheme for Dubai metro feeder buses

January 3, 2017

Dubai s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) have unveiled a new colour scheme for the Dubai Metro Feeder Buses emulating the shape of the metro carriages. The step aims to ease the mobility of commuter... View more

Doha Metro plans 70pc project completion by year-end

January 2, 2017

Qatar Rail is all set to enter the complex phase of track installation for its ambitious Doha Metro system and aims to complete about 70 per cent of the project by the end of 2017 said a report. Build... View more

Jordan starts feasibility study for metro project

December 31, 2016

Jordanian authorities have launched a feasibility study with a Chinese engineering company for the development of an underground railway system in capital Amman said a report. The study will determine... View more

Dubai adds 6 new gates to Business Bay metro station

December 25, 2016

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said its Rail Agency has added six fare collection gates to the Business Bay Metro Station thus raising the number of entry gates at the station from 4 to 1... View more

Kuwait completes key studies on $3.3bn metro project

December 22, 2016

Kuwait has completed the initial studies on its ambitious metro project which is estimated to cost KD1 billion ( 3.3 billion) according to a report. Work on the project which is likely to see strong p... View more

Doha metro enters fast track, 60pc work completed

December 21, 2016

Qatar Rail has made significant progress in the construction of the Doha Metro project with nearly 60 per cent of the total works on the four lines being completed following the recent successful tunn... View more

FCC consortium wins top award for Riyadh metro work

December 20, 2016

A consortium led by Spanish construction giant FCC has been named the Global Tunnelling Team of the Year at the New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Awards 2016 in London UK for its work on the yellow green ... View more

ACTS wins Riyadh metro project work

December 12, 2016

Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS) a consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering has been awarded a contract to carry out testing and anal... View more

Hochtief ViCon completes Doha Metro work

November 17, 2016

Hochtief ViCon a leading provider of services in the field of virtual construction said it has delivered key and building information modelings (BIM) services for all three metro lines - Green Red and... View more

Qatar Railways Co - Doha Metro Network

March 16, 2015

Name of Client : Qatar Railways Company Estimated Budget : ( US) 37 000 000 000 Facility Type : Railway Sector : Infrastructure Status : Construction Location : Doha Project Start : Q1-2010 End Date :... View more

Hi-Force expertise in Dubai Metro project

October 26, 2009

AMIDST the hype and fanfare associated with the launch of the Metro one company that silently played its small but significant part in history in making is Hi-Force. In May 2005 the DURL (Dubai Urban ... View more

Metro to spur business for Al Sondos

May 31, 2006

THE Al Sondos Suites by Le Méridien will have direct access to Dubai Metro s Central Station according to a hotel release. Slated to be the region s first light rail project Dubai Metro s two proposed... View more



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