56= Kuwait City Metropolitan Rapid Transit (Metro)
The scheme involves the construction of a
171km-long metro network with more than 60 stations along four lines running across Kuwait City.
Some 65 per cent of the network will be above ground on an elevated track. The project also includes an interchange station, electricity substations and maintenance workshops.
All markets declined apart from those of Qatar and Saudi Arabia
Hashem al-Tabtabaei is technical team director, Partnerships Technical Bureau
Abraham Akkawi is partner and head of infrastructure and PPP advisory services, Ernst & Young
A leading lawyer in the region advising on public-private partnership projects
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Client: Kuwait City Metropolitan Rapid Transit
Completion date: Q1 2017
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Rail project was previously planned to be developed under Kuwait’s public-private partnerships body