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Old December 3rd, 2007, 12:12 PM   #1
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Doha Metro (Qatar Railways) | U/C مترو الدوحة



Project Name: Doha Metro (Qatar Railways)
Budget: unspecified (multi-billion)
Date: 2009-2015
Location: Doha and Greater Doha
Developer: Qatari Diar in cooperation with Duetch Bahn

The Qatari government has agreed on a long-term cooperation with Deutsche Bahn aimed at setting up a modern integrated railway system in Qatar, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to that effect was signed by the investment company Qatari Diar and DB ML AG in Doha at the end of August. DB will develop the conceptual design and provide consultancy services for these plans, which are based on a multi-billion dollar project cluster involving the establishment of an efficient local transport system in as well as the development of international freight and passenger lines, including a possible high-speed rail link to Bahrein. DB is not expected to make any financial contribution, but will merely provide its own expertise to help set up competitive railway infrastructure. “This agreement clearly demonstrates the strength of our integrated group and the excellent reputation our railway know-how enjoys in other countries,” commented Dr. Otto Wiesheu, Member of the Deutsche Bahn AG Board of Management for Economic and Political Affairs and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DB International GmbH.

The Emir of the State of Qatar, HH Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, is intensely involved in the conception and establishment of this integrated transport concept for Qatar and wishes to ensure the best possible coordination and consolidation of an integrated railway with systems that are already being planned. Providing comfortable links to neighbouring countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council is a further aspect which is of personal importance to HH the Emir. Therefore the planned “Friendship Bridge” between Qatar and Bahrein will not only carry road traffic, but also includes the vision of a high-speed rail line.

“We are looking forward to working closely with Deutsche Bahn, one of the world’s leading transportation and logistics companies, to integrate a state-of-the-art rail system for Qatar,” stated Mr. Ghanim bin Saad al Saad, CEO of Qatari Diar. “We are excited to have the opportunity to work with Qatari Diar on the integrated railway network and to prove once again our international experience,” added Martin Bay, Chairman of DB International and representative of Deutsche Bahn AG. “We are looking forward to solve this task, which clearly shows Qatar’s vision and ambition.”

A joint project group comprising around 60 transport experts and planning engineers from DB International GmbH will draw up various planning options and track layouts for several different transport systems in cooperation with the Qatari partner:

The east coast rail link, a passenger and freight railway linking Ras Laffan industrial complex with the new port in Mesaieed via Doha. The high speed link between the new international airport and Doha city centre and across the planned causeway bridge to Manama in Bahrain. The expressway based on the GCC rail studies, which will provide a freight rail link between Qatar and the border to Saudi Arabia. The Doha Metro Network, which will ultimately consist of six Metro lines. In the city centre, the lines will run underground. People mover networks for the local transport sector, as contained in the individual urban development plans e.g. for Lusail, Westbay and Education City. The integrated rail network will be planned using state-of-the-art technology and the latest transport systems in order to meet the high standards of comfort and environment friendliness demanded by the Qatari government. After the completion of the planning phase the findings will be presented to HH the Emir of Qatar and his government early in the year 2009.

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Also the new city of Lusail plans include both an underground and aboveground train network, which will be fully integrated with a new rail system in Doha itself. In addition, it plans to develop a new water-taxi service to run along the Doha coastline.
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 02:10 PM   #3
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isnt PCI going to design the master plan for Doha ? btw thanks for the information
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 02:52 PM   #4
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isnt PCI going to design the master plan for Doha ? btw thanks for the information
right brother PCI do the master plan for Doha city but this company will do the transport plan only for the country I donno why they didnt allowed PCI to do it as one plan including the transport.
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 03:32 PM   #5
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but in the doha master plan thread you said that PCI is going to make the transport master plan and the accual plan by another company ! now i am confused btw if i mis understood you and that PCI is going to do it can you please show us the chosen design ? plz ?
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well there two authorities in the country UPDA and Ashghal some times when UPDA choose company or plan they face objection from Ashghal which have many internal problems and it is work unfortunate, It would be nice if they change Ashghal management.
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 04:19 PM   #7
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ok ok let me get this strait ... ashghal whants PCI to do the master plan but Upda whants to do it on ther own ?
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no what I mean Ashghal most times not accept UPDA suggestions for the good companies and force UPDA to change plan and any company they dont like and as you see most of projects didnt go well with Ashghal.
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 06:01 PM   #9
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so who will build the Doha master plan ? along with the Doha transport master plan ????

btw dont you have any information to put in the Al-Wakrah master plan ? anything ?
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 06:15 PM   #10
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brother Surbana do Al-Wakrah and Al-khor master plans, I know this confusing but that Ashghal work always like salata

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Old December 3rd, 2007, 07:05 PM   #11
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now can you plz explain wat PTV is ?
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PTV AG a company provides consulting and research for travel, traffic and transportation planning.
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 07:39 PM   #13
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aha ok thanks for the info now i understand everything btw any updates on alwakrah master plan ?
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Old January 25th, 2008, 01:08 PM   #14
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Qatar unveils Metro plans

Qatar unveils Metro plans

Qatar is planning a 140-kilometre light rail system in the capital Doha to help ease traffic
congestion ahead of its 2016 Olympic Games bid, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
Qatar, which officially launched its bid to host the summer Olympics last week, will
spend billions of dollars to revamp its transport infrastructure irrespective of whether its
Olympic bid is successful, the Peninsula reported, citing a government presentation for
the bid.
According to the report, Qatar Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is undertaking 39
projects to improve the transport infrastructure, including a number of multi-lane
motorways, extensions to road networks and improvements to the Doha bus system.
Construction of the light rail system's first 85 kilometres is scheduled to begin in 2009,
with completion of the metro scheduled for 2015, it said.
"The rail network will link all major Olympic venues and villages, including the New
Doha International Airport, Doha Port and the hotel district," the paper said.
With Gulf countries witnessing annual population growth of between 5% to 10%, cities
are increasingly facing congestion, forcing governments to spend on improving
infrastructure.
Dubai is expected to complete the first phase of a two-line $4.4 billion metro extending
about 70 kilometres by September 2009.
Other Gulf cities including Riyadh, Mecca, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait, are also planning rail
systems.
According to the Olympic presentation, the number of hotels rooms in Qatar will more
than quadruple to 80,000 by 2016 from almost 18,000 now, the paper said
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Ancient news ! but thanks for the thread
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The light rail route



Light Rail System For Doha 2016 Games

Qatar is planning a 140 km light rail system in Doha to help ease traffic congestion ahead of its 2016 Summer Olympic Games bid, reports the Peninsula newspaper.

Qatar will spend billions of dollars to revamp its transport infrastructure whether or not its bid is successful.

Construction of the light rail system’s first 85 km is scheduled to begin in 2009 for completion in 2015, said the newspaper, adding that the rail network will link all major Olympic venues and villages, including the new Doha International Airport, Doha Port and the hotel district.

Doha is expected to complete the first phase of a two-line $4.4 billion metro extending about 70 km by September 2011.




And...... some information about the construction dates of the metro,ETC.




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Old January 25th, 2008, 08:38 PM   #17
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Ancient news ! but thanks for the thread
hm... indeed ancient.. lolz.... i'll be more cautios next time... dint read the last few posts ..
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like you ? even the driver knew about it before me !!!! OMG......

i will be starting mini-maps of places where the stations will be CYA !
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So this is like real..!? Confirmed/approved? When will they start construction..?
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