Published On:June 5 2014
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Qatar Rail takes delivery of four more TBMs.
Qatar Rail, the company overseeing the construction of Qatar's integrated railways network, has received four more tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for phase one of the Doha Metro.
The four TBMs Al Mayeda, Al Khor, Lehwaila and Al Wakra were manufactured by Germany’s Herrenknecht and will be used for the Red Line North and South Underground projects.
Al Mayeda and Al Khor will be used for the Red Line North Underground. The design and build (D&B) for this project will be undertaken by a joint venture (JV) led by Italy's Salini Impregilo and comprising South Korea’s S. K. Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd., and Qatar’s Galfar Al Misnad Engineering & Contracting W.L.L.