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Qatar Rail Announces Completing First Phase of Doha Metro Project

01 Sep, 2020 12:00 AMAl Sharq Newspaper, Gulf TimesIntended Audience
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Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has announced that Legtaifiya station will be ready to receive the public on Tuesday, 1 September 2020, thus completing the first phase of the Doha Metro project. The company clarified that before the start of precautionary measures throughout the State of Qatar, the number of open stations in the Doha Metro network was 36 out of 37 metro stations fully functioning, and with the opening of Legtaifiya station, all the stations of the 40-kilometer red line have been completed.

The red line, which includes the Legtaifiya station to be opened, is the longest line of the Doha Metro network, enabling passengers to reach a number of the main areas along its extension, including Katara, Al Bida Park, Doha Golf Club, and Hamad International Airport. The Red Line connects Al Wakra in the south to Lusail in the north, with stations in several main areas along it.

Qatar Rail has also announced the launch of Wi-Fi across all Doha Metro stations and trains as part of its efforts to bolster the experience of travelers by providing permanent internet connection, something which will provide seamless internet accessibility for passengers across all trains and stations (Red, Gold and Green), which will be activated gradually.  

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