DOHA METRO COMPLETES 90% OF TUNNELING
Main Industries Doha Metro completes 90% of tunneling
Qatar Rail expects to move from construction into systems installation as track, power supply and signalling starts to be installed by the end of the…
The Doha Metro Project has completed 100km of tunnelling across the city and 41 percent of the whole project, Qatar Rail said Wednesday.
Completion of tunneling has reached 90 per cent with 11km more required to complete all underground sections, according to The Peninsula.
Tunnelling on Doha Metro's longest line, the Red Line, is expected to be completed soon.
Qatar Rail Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Eng. Saad Al Muhannadi, Project Director for the Gold Line, Samuel Adair McChesney, along with senior management and members of the Qatar Rail team were present at Al Waab Station on the Gold Line to mark the completion of the 100km of tunnelling.
"While we strive to deliver our project on time and to schedule, we always aim to do so with the highest levels of occupational health and safety, to help safeguard our employees, partners and the wider public," said Dr. Eng. Saad Al Muhannadi.