Lusail Light Rail Transit

Location Lusail, Qatar  
Services Building services, structural engineering, architectural design and specialist services 
Sector Rail
Client Qatari Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC)
Architect Cundall/Lamela

Stephen Dale

T +971 4 323 2629

The Lusail Light Rail Transit (LRT) system will provide a sustainable, state-of-the-art transportation network, serving the nineteen districts of the new city of Lusail.

The LRT will connect the city to the new Doha Metro System, providing modern transportation links to Doha, and beyond to Hamad International Airport. The network is due to open at the start of 2019 and to be fully completed in Summer 2020. The LRT has four main operating lines with a total of 33km trainways.

Cundall is responsible for providing Building Services, Structural and Architectural design development for ten underground stations, two open cut stations with one at grade station. Stations include associated pumping stations, ventilations shafts and tunnels. Total station area is approx. 200,000 m2.

In addition, Cundall are providing specialist services for the overall LRT network including

  • System Assurance/ RAMS analysis
  • Fire and Life Safety including CFD
  • Fire Safety Integration
  • Acoustic, Building transport Systems
  • Static Sizing studies
  • Tunnel Ventilation System


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