Kuwait Metropolitan Rapid Transit System Project

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The Kuwait Metropolitan Rapid Transit System Project is developing a metro network in Kuwait.[1]

Routes[edit]

Four lines will be built[2] in five phases, to total 160 km with 69 stations.[3]

  • Line 1: 23.7 km, 19 stations, +57.3 km extension[2]
  • Line 2: 21 km, 27 stations, +16.4 km extension[2]
  • Line 3: 24 km, 15 stations[2]
  • Line 4: 22.7 km, 17 stations[2]

Construction[edit]

The government Partnerships Technical Bureau was to begin procurement in 2012, using PPP contracts.[3] However, tendering is now scheduled for 2016, with line 1 scheduled to begin operations in 2020.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kuwait finalising ambitious metro plans". Railway Gazette International. 22 May 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Emirate finalising ambitious rail plans (with map)". Railway Gazette International: 409. July 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Kuwait metro procurement to begin soon". Railway Gazette International. 21 February 2012. 

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