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Impregilo scoops €1.7bn Qatar metro scheme

21 May 13 A group led by Italy’s Impregilo has won the contract to build a 13km underground metro line in Doha.

Impregilo has a 41.25% share of the special purpose company appointed by by Qatar Railways Company for the €1.7bn (£1.39bn) scheme to design and build the Red Line North line.

Red Line North will run for approximately 13km northward from Mushaireb station and include the construction of 7 new underground stations. Two parallel tunnels 11.6km long and with an internal diameter of 6.17m.

The new project, together with three other underground lines, is a part of a plan for new transportation infrastructure promoted within Qatar’s national development plan for 2030.

The total contract amount of the Red Line North contract is approximately 8.4bn Qatari Riyals, equal to about €1.7bn, of which €630m is for the planning and civil works, with approximately €1.1bn of provisional sums for preparatory works, electro-mechanical plant and architectural works for the stations.

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