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Last Breakthrough on Doha’s Metro North Red Line

21st March 2016

Last Breakthrough on Doha’s Metro North Red Line

Today, Qatar Rail celebrated an achievement with the completion - thanks to the consortium led by Salini Impregilo - of the last breakthrough on the northern section of the Red Line. Tunneling on the Doha Metro Red Line started on July 19, 2014 and extend for 41 km from Al Wakra in the south through to Lusail.

“«It's always nice to finish first, especially as Italians»”

— Pietro Salini, Salini Impregilo CEO

Qatar Rail also reported that over 85% of the tunneling work has now been completed for the Doha Metro project and overall project completion reaching 37%, with a 55% completion of the elevated metropolitan traits.

In the meantime, One Works has also been carrying out the mockup of a station interior in Al Qassar, to showcase the materials being used in the station interior fittings.

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