“Al-Arab” monitors the movement of passengers and facilities.. Great demand for metro and tram services on Eid


The network of Doha Metro stations and the Lusail Tram witnessed a great turnout during the first and second days of Eid Al-Fitr, due to its connection to the public’s favorite entertainment destinations and the enjoyment of an easy and safe transportation experience with their families.
During a field tour of a number of Doha Metro stations, Al-Arab monitored the influx of passengers across its three lines (red, green and gold), which provide a smooth and safe transportation experience for the country’s residents and visitors throughout the year, especially during special occasions and holidays.
Passenger traffic increases in densely populated areas such as the old airport, Umm Ghuwailina and the new Doha, reaching its climax at the main “Msheireb Station” that connects the three metro lines, and serves several residential, tourist and service areas, such as the city of Msheireb, the heart of Doha, Souq Waqif and other markets, Grand Hamad Street and the city center. .
The peak of the turnout is concentrated in the stations located within the Corniche area, which witness the activities of the Eid celebration, including the stations of the National Museum, Souq Waqif, Corniche, Al Bidda, West Bay, and the Exhibition Center, as the Doha Metro network, with its 37 stations, covers most of the main destinations in the city of Doha. The public can easily access it.
Qatar Rail is participating in the activities of the Mega Park Carnival held in Al Bidda Park, where those wishing to get acquainted closely with the services of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram can visit the company’s booth, where they can access the carnival activities, which will last until the 30th of April, through the Corniche and Al Bidda stations. Doha metro.
On the other hand, Qatar Rail renewed its commitment to promoting environmental awareness, supporting the principles of sustainable development, and adopting initiatives aimed at protecting the planet and its wealth by contributing to reducing pollution, as part of its celebration of Earth Day, which this year coincided with the second day of Eid Al-Fitr. .
The Doha Metro and Lusail Tram will operate for longer periods in conjunction with the Eid holiday, starting from tomorrow, Monday until Wednesday, April 26, from 5:30 am to 11:59 pm. Doha Metro services will return to normal, starting from Saturday, April 29, from six in the morning until 11:59 in the evening.
In this context, the working hours of Metrolink bus services will also be extended to coincide with the metro and tram working hours and the closing times of stations.
Qatar Railways Company “Rail” provides more information about the main destinations, surrounding stations, metro and tram services, excursions, and “park and go” service stops through the official accounts of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram on social media and the “Rail” application, or by calling the service center. Customers at 105.
The keenness of citizens and residents to use the metro reflects the qualitative and cultural shift that it brought about in the public transport system and the success of changing the culture and lifestyle of society by dispensing with private cars and relying on the metro network for their various movements, especially during seasons and holidays. This was helped by the good planning of the stations, which serve all regions. vitality in the country.
The Doha Metro, with its three lines “Red, Green and Gold”, provides a smooth transportation experience for the residents of the State of Qatar, as well as being an ideal option for moving between the main destinations in the country through its 37 stations that cover the city of Doha.
As for the Lusail Tram, it serves the city of Lusail, which is located north of the city of Doha, which is one of the largest sustainable real estate development projects in the State of Qatar, through an advanced tram system that connects the main and important points within the city of Lusail, and extends over a distance of 19 kilometers through 25 stations linking the city of Lusail to each other. Such as the offices of government agencies, residential towers, sports facilities, the marina area, and other destinations in the city.


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