Drake & Skull wins QR340M Doha metro work

Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), has announced that the Fujita Corporation has awarded Drake & Scull Rail (DSR) a QR 340 Million contract related to the delivery of the first phase of the Doha Metro Depots. The Fujita Corporation is undertaking the construction of the Red and Green Lines of Doha Metro’s Depots.

Under the terms of agreement, Drake & Scull Rail will undertake the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of all MEP building services to be provided in both the Depot & Stabling yard pertinent to the Red and Green lines and their associated buildings with a scheduled delivery slated for 2019. Drake & Scull will also be actively involved in the design verification process as a participant in the design review meetings.

Ahmad Al Naser, Managing Director, Drake & Scull Engineering stated: “The Doha Metro Phase 1 Project is a landmark urban transport project in the GCC region and our second major rail project following the Airport Passenger mover at the Dubai Airport. Our experience and skills on iconic projects in the UK such as the St. Pancras Station Redevelopment, the Channel Tunnel Rail Link Infrastructure, the Jubilee Line Extension, and the Stratford and Ebbsfleet Train stations in the UK will prove critical in the successful delivery of the Doha Metro. We look forward to successfully executing and delivering the project in collaboration with our sister company DSI Qatar, which has earned its reputation as one of the major Engineering services firms in Qatar through exceptional work on renowned landmark projects in Qatar.”

Drake & Scull Rail is an internationally recognized enterprise with a proven record of over 40 years, in delivering turnkey rail construction and maintenance projects in Europe and East Asia. Drake & Scull Rail offers complete EPC solutions for all systems and services for Stations, Depots and Tunnels, catering to industrial, manufacturing, governmental and railroad clients across MENA and South Asia.

Established by global construction conglomerate Drake & Scull International PJSC, Drake & Scull Rail have completed many rail projects in the UK and Far East rail markets covering a range of complex requirements for railway engineering systems. These projects include underground metro networks, high speed rail, urban commuter rail, iconic rail terminus’ and rolling stock maintenance depots.

Source:  www.drakeskull.com