First Look: Qatar’s new high speed railway

28 Mar 2010 by BusinessTraveller

Qatar is pressing ahead with a huge high speed rail network over the next decade, in a deal signed with Deutschebahn and reported to be worth $23 billion,

The completion date is 2026 with most of the project completed four years earlier in 2022 when Qatar hopes to host the FIFA World Cup.

The new line will connect Qatar’s New Doha International Airport (for photos, click here) with Doha city centre as well as a Doha Metro Network and a new metro system being planned. It will also connect Bahrain via a 40km bridge, and Saudi Arabia.

Below are a few CGI images of the project…


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