Hamad al-Bishri, deputy CEO of Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), sat with MEED to go through the organisation’s major projects, providing an update on progress.

Part one focuses on the metro project, upcoming work and the Lusail light rail scheme.

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Hamad al-Bishri, deputy CEO, Qatar Rail, part 1

In part two, Al-Bishri discusses the GCC rail project, efforts to build the Doha Metro using sustainable standards and the treatment of labourers working on the company’s developments.

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Hamad al-Bishri, deputy CEO, Qatar Rail, part 2

In part 3, he discusses the impact of the falling oil price, how Qatar Rail is managing the logistics of building such a big system in one go, why so much of the metro is going to run underground and how many people will eventually be working on the project.

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Hamad al-Bishri, deputy CEO, Qatar Rail, part 3