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Lusail Light Rail Transit Project
The Lusail Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Qatar will comprise four lines: Red Line, Yellow Line, Green Line and Purple Line. The total route length is approximately 31 kilometers, of which 9 kilometers is tunnels. The Tram will have 34 stations in operation and 1 depot, including the operational control center. It will be the first section of Qatar Railway Network running from Lusail development to Doha International Airport. Following are the other aspects of this light rail transit scheme: - Approximately 15 kilometers of at-grade revenue, double track and 5.5 kilometers of at -grade non-revenue single track, 10 kilometers of underground double track (cut and cover) sections, District with an underground storage south of the line. - 25 stations at-grade in various configurations (center platform, side platforms and split side platforms). - 7 underground stations, 4 at Marina District, 1 at Entertainment City, 1 at Energy City, 1 at Qatar Petroleum District and one at the Pearl Doha Station. - 1 viaduct to accommodate LRT patronage, including satisfying passenger connection to the regional (Doha) railway with the station. - 1 LRT depot operation, maintenance and storage facility and test track. Included in this vision, the LRT is expected to utilize cutting edge technology that supports using Catenary free train power service. It is envisaged that the LRT system shall be integrated within the Qatar National Railway network with connections to the Qatar Rail Doha Metro System at Pearl City Station and Al-Khor Highway. Client is planning to tender the main contract in December 2009, with bids to be submitted in the first half of 2010. An award is expected in time for the winner to commence work in the second half of 2010.