Free bus ride and special taxi deal for Doha Metro passengers

  • May 8, 2019
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Doha: As Doha Metro Red Line South opens for public from today Mowasalat has announced special deals in their Karwa taxis and also free feeder buses for metro commuters.

To solve the last mile connectivity, they will be running metrolink feeder buses from stations. In a twitter post Mowasalat said: “Take the first and last mile connect to Doha Metro riding free in comfort and luxury of metrolink feeder buses.”

Mowasalat also said that Karwa taxis will be offering a flat promotional fare of QR8 for metro commuters.

“Karwa taxi paasengers travelling to and from any metro station can book your taxi through Karwa App using promo code RAIL to avail flat QR8 promotional fare for a journey within 3 kilometers,” the transporter said in a tweet.

Doha Metro Red Line South will start its initial operation for the public from today. This Line extends from Al Qassar to Al Wakra. Out of the 18 Red Line stations, the initial operation will include 13 stations.

The “Red Line North Underground” extends in a northerly direction from the station of Mushaireb, for a length of approximately 13 km through seven new underground stations.

The project involves the excavation of two parallel tunnels, one in each direction, approximately 11.6 km long with an internal diameter of approximately 6.17 m.

Red Line South (Underground): The Red Line South extends from Msheireb in the North to Mesaieed in the South. It is planned to have six underground stations. The D&B JV contractors are Qatari Diar VINCI Construction (QDVC), GS Engineering and Construction, and Al Darwish Engineering.

Red Line South (Elevated & at-grade): The Joint Venture led by Spain’s FCC and comprising Turkey’s Yuksel, Netherlands’ Archirodon and Qatar’s Petroserv has been selected as the D&B contractor for the line. The scope of work involves full design and construction of the Red Line section along Al Wakra Highway.