Doha Metro will start working SOON!
His Excellency Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, the minister of transport and communications, stated that 70 per cent work of Doha Metro project has been completed.
The minister was speaking on the sidelines of opening of the Transport Educational Centre at the West Bay area, wherein he noted that 16 trains have been received so far and the actual trials of the trains are currently going on.
He noted that the ministry has received so far 16 trains and each train has three cars. In some areas we have started actual trials of these trains.
He added that the trials are long and may take one or one and a half year, so as to make sure that it is safe and everything is perfect.
Further, he stated that the actual opening of the Metro project has been set 2020 but the work will be finished in advance. .
The remaining time will be spent on the trials and assessments to ensure the highest level of safety and security in according with the directives of His Highness the Emir, the minister added.