Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has launched the first phase of the preview service of the Lusail Tram on Saturday, 1 January. The first phase includes the preview service of six stations on the Orange Line, which are Marina, Marina Promenade, Yacht Club, Esplanade, Energy City South, and Legtaifiya.

Lusail Tram will run seven days a week at an interval of 5 minutes. The Tram will run from 6 am to 11 pm from Saturday through Wednesday, from 6 am to 11:59 pm on Thursdays, and from 2 pm to 11:59 pm on Fridays. Each tram train consists of 64 seats and a capacity of 209 passengers in both Standard and Family Class.

As part of Qatar Rails efforts to provide an integrated transportation experience between all its networks, existing Doha Metro Travel Cards will allow customers to seamlessly move throughout the Metro and Tram networks, as well as provide access to metroexpress and metrolink services. Travel Cards work across both the Tram and the Metro with no additional costs. However, customers must always remember to Tap In & Tap Out using the validators onboard the Tram to avoid paying twice. Legtaifiya station connects Lusail Tram to the Doha Metro network. Customers can ask the customer service staff at the station to get travel information.


Transport Minister Inspects Lusail Tram as it Opens for Public

HE Minister of Transport Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti said that the operation of the Lusail Tram is in line with the ministry’s plans for providing a sustainable, multimodal, and eco-friendly public transit using the latest world technology systems, aiming at providing safe, reliable, and high-quality services for all beneficiaries.

Minister Al Sulaiti and Minister of Municipality HE Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie, who is the Managing Director and CEO of Qatar Rail, inspected the commencement of operations of the first phase of Lusail Tram.

Lusail Tram is a fully integrated railway and one of the most complex and advanced tram systems in the world, thereby ensuring a very high standard of operations and safety for our customers.

Approximately 98 million man-hours have been spent during the project construction and it has received a number of international safety awards such as the RoSPA Gold awards and the BritishSafety Council Award, where the project excelled in terms of occupational safety and no major incidents were recorded during the period The project.

The Lusail Tram Network is 28-km long, comprising of four lines, 25 stations and 28 trams, covering the entire Lusail City and connecting with the Doha Metro via the two stations of Legtaifiya and Lusail.


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