Qatar Foundation Order Turnkey Tram System from Siemens
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The Qatar Foundation have ordered from Siemens the turnkey construction of a tram system in the capital Doha. The aim is to transform Qatar into a knowledge-based society. The order is worth more than 100 million euros.
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The order also includes signaling and communication systems, electrification as well as the depot equipment. Siemens will also be equipping four of the stations with platform edge doors. Nineteen Avenio trams will run on 11.5 kilometers of track without any overhead contact lines.
The system will be installed on the university campus and serve 25 stations. The trams will be equipped with the Sitras HES energy storage system from Siemens, with energy being supplied at the tram stops.