Italferr, the engineering subsidiary of Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (Italian Railways) will provide project management consulting services and technical assistance for Qatar’s Lusail light rail transit project.
Italferr is part of an international consortium which signed a QAR 387 million (EUR 96 million) contract with Qatar Railway. The contract will last for 51-months.
It includes civil works, implementation of technical systems, development of maintenance systems and rolling stock supply to service the four planned lines of over 38 km, including 10 km underground lines and 37 stations.
Italferr already collaborates with Qatar Rail on the project for Doha Metro Red Line to connect the New Doha International Airport in the West Bay area to the capital.