Qatar Rail sets ambitious goals for Doha Metro project

Author: Spencer Ogden
Date posted06/Jan/2017
Author: Spencer Ogden
Qatar Rail has announced that by 2018, the Doha Metro project will achieve 70% “project progress rate”. 

At present, there are 37 stations of the Doha Metro project under construction with a workforce of more than 41,000 workers on site, according to officials.

The project has also claimed that it has worked a total of 202 million man hours and achieved one of the lowest accident frequency rates (AFR) in construction. 

The arrival of the first four trains in Doha are expected in 2018 which is when dynamic testing of the first train in Japan will take place. 

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