According to today’s transportation briefing, officials in Doha have announced that the country’s metro system will run from 6 am to 3 am throughout the duration of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM.
Except on Fridays, when service begins at 9 a.m., the full fleet of Metro trains and trams, serving 37 stations, will operate from 6 am to 3 am, Monday through Thursday, and from 9 am to midnight, Friday and Saturday. The tournament’s transportation services were revealed at a news conference organised by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Transport, Qatar Rail, Mowasalat, and the Public Works Department.
The Director of Operations Affairs at Qatar Rail, Abdullah Al-Sulaiti, has stated that the company has accounted for the anticipated influx of tourists by increasing Metro service to its maximum capacity. It was also said that all 18 trams and 110 Metro trains (both in use and on standby) will be in operation during the duration of the World Cup. Park and ride lots will offer 18,200 parking spots in total, spread across 13 metro stops.