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Kuwait confirms new $20bn metro network
August 10, 2014, 2:02 pm
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Kuwait has reportedly confirmed the network layout for its new $20 billion metro. The three-line system would include 61 stations and cover the entire capital, according to Arabic daily Al Shahed. A 23.7-kilometre line would run from Salwa to Kuwait University, with 19 stations.

A 21-kilometre line would run from Hawally, stopping at 27 stations to end in Kuwait City. A third line would stretch 24 kilometre from Kuwait International Airport to Abdullah Al Mubarak area, passing through 15 stations. A joint public-private partnership, construction of the metro is due to begin in 2017.

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