Qatar: Thales equips 4 lines of the 1st tramway in the new city of Lusail

Lusail Light Rail TransitThales has signed a contract with QDVC QSC, a leading construction company in Qatar jointly owned by Qatari Diar (51%) and VINCI Construction Grands Projets (49%), for the delivery of an integrated supervision, telecommunications, security and automatic fare collection system for the Lusail Light Rail Transit System. The new tramway will consist of 4 lines, covering 32 km, and serving 37 stations. It will be the backbone of public transportation for the new city.
Thales will be providing a fully integrated state-of-the-art solution that will meet a range of complex passenger and operator needs. Thales’s systems will ensure high-level services such as real-time information, flexible and up-to-date contactless ticketing systems, optimal security of passengers and complete integrated supervision solution. The contract also stipulates maintenance services and logistical support.
With this success in Lusail, Thales seeks to deepen its presence in Qatar by contributing to the country’s National Vision 2030 development plan, which aims to foster its expansion into an advanced and sustainable society capable of providing a high standard of living for its
QDVC recently signed a contract for the last phase of the LRT project development, having already carried out the design and excavation phase of this project. Qatar Rail is in the process of constructing the LRT system that will support and integrate the intricacies of the multilayered program for Lusail city. The Lusail Light Rail Transit (LRT) is part of Qatar Railways Company Development Program including the Doha Metro project and the Long Distance Passenger & Freight rail network.

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