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L&T Electrical & Automation secures contract for Doha Metro [free access]

March 20, 2017

Qatar Rail has awarded UAE-based L&T Electrical & Automation the USD76.4-million contract to supply, operate and maintain a building automation and control system (BACS) for 37 stations of the Doha Metro.


BACS is being implemented as part of Phase I of the Doha Metro project to foster higher energy efficiency, lower operation and maintenance costs, and improve indoor air quality. It will control and supervise mechanical, engineering and plumbing (MEP) systems.


Doha Metro Phase I will span 80 km (63 km underground) and is expected to commence operations in 2019.