Doha Metro to extend service for Amir Cup final

  • May 15, 2019
  • internetQatar
  • 2 min read

Doha Metro will extend its service tonight for the Amir Cup final. Passengers will be able to access the metro even after the match.

The service will be open till next day (Friday, May 17) early morning at 3am, which will help football fans to commute back from the stadium after the match, which kicks off at 10.30pm tomorrow between Al Sadd and Al Duhail. The opening ceremony of the Al Wakrah stadium, which will host the final, will begin at 9.15pm. The door opens for the sold out match at 7.30pm.

“We’re delighted to extend our train service on the red line from 0800hrs tomorrow until 0300hrs on the 17th May so that customers can use the metro to watch the Emir Cup final” Doha Metro tweeted.

On regular weekdays the metro operates from 8am to 11pm

Amir Cup: The 2019 Emir of Qatar Cup is the 46th edition of the Qatari cup tournament in men’s football. It will be played by the first and second level divisions of the Qatari football league structure. The cup winner is guaranteed a place in the 2020 AFC Champions League.

The Doha Metro is a rapid transit system in Doha, Qatar’s capital city, that became operational on 8 May 2019. It will have four lines with an approximate overall length of 300 km and 100 stations. It will be an integral component of the larger Qatar Rail network, which will include a long-distance rail for passengers and freight, linking Qatar to the GCC, and the Lusail LRT. Capable of reaching 100km/h, the Doha Metro will be one of the fastest driverless trains in the world.