A massive fire that engulfed three residential blocs in central Dubai that led to services on a Metro line being suspended on Monday has now been brough under control, according to local media reports.
The blaze in the Al Shamsi r
Belgium raised the alert status for its capital Brussels to the highest level on Saturday, shutting the metro and warning the public to avoid crowds because of a "serious and imminent" threat of an attack.
A week after t
Qatar Rail’s tendering committee has floated tenders for developing 12 proposed metro stations, according to a report.
The company is seeking competent consultants and contractors to carry out the project
Kuwait has announced that the work on the long-delayed $7-billion metro project will finally kick off next year, said a report.
The announcement comes following the recent appointment of new advisers for the ambitious project, rep
Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) recently organised a three-day work visit for a delegation of firemen from the Qatar General Directorate of Civil Defense to the city of Berlin, Germany.
The visit was to learn about world-class
With over half of the Middle Eastern population living in the cities and the number expected to double in less than 20 years, the governments have now shifted their focus to boosting urban mass transport, said experts.
Almost $61 billion worth of railway transport projects are under construction in the Gulf region, of which more than $40 billion comprise work on the Doha and Riyadh metro schemes, a report said.
The Gulf region's metro sector is fa
The GCC states must decide soon on the fate of the long-awaited Gulf-wide railway network if it is to be operational by 2020, a report said.
While metro projects in Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Makkah and Riyadh are pushing ahead rapidly,
Qatar's construction sector growth will continue regardless of the status of the World Cup as much of the infrastructure pipeline is not directly linked to the event, said a report.
Over the next 10 years, annual average growt
More than 88.2 million commuters used the Dubai Metro’s Red and Green lines in the first half of the year, according to a report.
The tram service in the emirates saw more than 1.8 million commuters, said the UAE’s Roa