Qatar Rail reveals designs for LRT, Metro projects

Long awaited, designs for both the Doha Metro carriages and the Lusail Light Rail Transit (LRT) trams have been revealed by Qatar Rail

The Doha Metro coach design, Al Faras, which is inspired by the Arabian mare.
The Doha Metro coach design, Al Faras, which is inspired by the Arabian mare.
The Lusail Tram design, Al Mehmal is inspired by the traditional Qatari pearl fishing boat.
The Lusail Tram design, Al Mehmal is inspired by the traditional Qatari pearl fishing boat.

Both rail and tram rolling stock designs have been revealed.

In a brief and enigmatic press release, Qatar Rail has revealed the design of both the tram for Qatar's Lusail Light Rail Transit and the coach for its Doha Metro.

The authority announced that it has made “good progress with our project”, refering to both projects.

The Lusail Tram design, Al Mehmal is inspired by the traditional Qatari pearl fishing boat, part of the country’s heritage.

“This smart and elegant design will soon be a part of our nation’s pride,” Qatar Rail announced.

The authority also took the opportunity to reveal the Doha Metro design, Al Faras, which is inspired by the Arabian mare.

A symbol of speed and dexterity, this smart and progressive design will also "be part of the nation's pride",Qatar Rail added.

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