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Qatar Rail receives first batch of Metro trains

DOHA, August 21, 2017

Qatar Railways has received the first batch of four trains out of a total of 75 trains of the Doha Metro on Saturday, two months ahead of schedule, a report said.

The remaining trains will arrive as scheduled to start the testing process and be ready in time for the first phase of operations by 2020, reported Gulf Times.

The trains will be transported to Qatar Rail’s Al Wakra Depot where they will be reassembled and tested for the operational phase.

Qatar Rail recently announced that the progress of Doha Metro Phase 1 Programme now stands at approximately 62 per cent. Furthermore, most of the civil works have been finished, and civil works are expected to be complete by year-end, the report said.

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