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56= Kuwait City Metropolitan Rapid Transit (Metro)

Project Overview

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.

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Key Facts

  • Client: Kuwait City Metropolitan Rapid Transit

  • Sector: Transport

  • Stage: Design

  • Budget: $7bn

  • Completion date: Q1 2017

  • Location: Kuwait

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