Kuwait confirms new $20bn metro network

Construction of the metro is due to begin in 2017.
Photo for illustrative purposes only.
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by Courtney Trenwith

Kuwait has reportedly confirmed the network layout for its new $20billion metro.

The three-line system would include 61 stations and cover the entire capital, according to Arabic daily Al Shahed.

A 23.7-kilometre line would run from Salwa to Kuwait University, with 19 stations.

A 21-kilometre line would run from Hawally, stopping at 27 stations to end in Kuwait City.

A third line would stretch 24 kilometre from Kuwait International Airport to Abdullah Al Mubarak area, passing through 15 stations.

A joint public-private partnership, construction of the metro is due to begin in 2017.

 

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