Major Contract for Porr in Qatar:Building the Track for Doha Metro

Porr is forging ahead with the construction of the Green Line for the Doha Metro abreast of schedule for the client Qatar Railway Company. In late 2015, Porr was also commissioned to produce the solid slab track in Qatar. The client is a consortium headed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., which has been charged with implementing the system technology by Qatar Railways.

The contract worth more than 150 million euros embraces the production, supply and laying of track slabs for three Metro lines – the Green, Red and Gold Lines. The project is being conducted by the Porr Bau GmbH in...

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