Impression of an elevated station for the Doha metro.

QATAR: Project promoter Qatar Rail has awarded the Citizen Services Group consortium a €506m contract to build a 6·97 km section of the Doha metro Red Line.

The consortium is led by Spanish firm FCC and includes Archirodon from Greece, Yüksel from Turkey and local firm Petroserv.

The scope of the 31-month contract announced on March 11 includes the construction of elevated stations at Barwa Village, Al Wakra and Qatar Economic Zone, as well as a road tunnel at Al Wakra.

  • The Doha metro project was described in detail in the March 2013 issue of Metro Report International, which subscribers can access in the digital archive.