L&T takes up Rs. 4,510cr offshore rail contracts

Close on the heels of securing Riyadh Metro contract in the face of stiff global competition, the engineering and infrastructure building giant, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) in an official statement claimed that its construction division had won a prestigious order worth Rs 4,510cr from the Qatar Railways Company for the design and construction of the Gold Line of the Doha Metro project in the Gulf State.

L&T secured the order along with its joint venture partners Aktor - Greece, Yapi Merkezi Insaat - Turkey, STFA Group - Turkey and Al Jaber Engineering - Qatar. The player signed the contract with CEO of Qatar Railways Company in the presence of Mr Saad Al Muhannadi. The project, which involved the scope of work including design and construction of twin tunnels for an approximate length of 11 km and nine underground metro stations including architectural finishes and mechanical, electrical and plumbing works, is scheduled to be completed in 54 months.

 

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