MoT – Rapid Transport Network – Bahrain - Project Profile
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The Ministry of Transportation (MoT) is planning to develop the Rapid Transport Network in Bahrain.
The project involves the construction of a 184.2km monorail system, being implemented in three phases.
It includes the construction of a 25km transport system comprising 13km of light rail transport (LRT) and a 11km tramway and 17 stations. This consist of two routes – a red line (LRT) and a green line (tramway), linking Bahrain Mall with Bahrain International Airport and another linking the mall with Juffair.
It features the construction of stations and other related facilities, and the installation of signals, electric lines, ticketing and security systems.
Construction activities on the first phase are expected to be complete by the fourth quarter of 2020.
It includes the construction of a 72km transport system comprising LRT, a monorail and bus rapid transport (BRT) system.
Construction activities on the second phase will commence after the completion of first phase with completion scheduled by the fourth quarter of 2022.
It includes the construction of a 87.5km transport system comprising LRT, a tramway, monorail and a BRT.
Construction works on the third phase is scheduled commence in 2022 with completion scheduled by the fourth quarter of 2030.
The project consists of six routes, each denoted by a colour.
The Red Line light rail system will start at the airport and run through Muharraq, Manama, past Bahrain Mall to Isa Town and towards Riffa, Durrat Al Bahrain and the Hawar Islands.
The Green Line will feature a tramway from Juffair to Manama, going past the Pearl Roundabout, Seef District, Bahrain Mall, Jidhafs and Budaiya.
The Brown Line will feature a light rail system running from Manama to Jidhafs, Salmabad, Hamad Town, Bahrain University and the Bahrain International Circuit.
The Blue Line comprises a monorail which connects Juffair, Al Fateh Highway, Sheikh Isa Bin Salman Causeway and the new Northern Town off the Budaiya coast.
The Purple Line bus route will begin at Bahrain University, Sakhir, and run through Hamad Town, Riffa and Sitra before ending in Manama.
The Orange Line bus transport system begins in Hidd and passes along the Sheikh Hamad Highway, Bahrain International Airport and the King Faisal Highway before reaching Diyar Al Muharraq.
In April 2010, ten consulting firms have been pre-qualified to complete a detailed feasibility study on the project. The firms were Atkins, Parsons Global Services, Mott Macdonald, Systra, Aecom, RMJM, Steer Davies Gleave, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Dar al-Handasah, DB International, Arup Gulf, Scott Wilson and Cowi Almoayyed Gulf.
SYSTRA S.A has been appointed as master planner for the entire project.
Scomi Engineering was appointed as the study consultant for the project. However, later the contract with Scomi Engineering was terminated.
In February 2016, MoT has invite bids for the appointing study consultants for conducting feasible study activities on project.
In May 2016, nine companies: Italferr Spa, Egis International, WSP Middle East, Systra, Aecom Middle East, Sener-Setec, Hyder Consulting ME, Idom Ingenieria Y Consultoria Sau and Parsons Global Services have submitted technical bids for light rail study consultancy.
On September 4, 2016, Spain-based Idom Ingenieria y Consultoria offered the lowest bid of US$2.43 million for the light rail study consultancy contract.
In December 2016, IDOM Consulting Engineering Architecture SAU was appointed to provide consultancy services for the light rail network project.
In January 2017, IDOM Consulting Engineering Architecture SAU has commenced study activities on the project.
Study activities are underway and expected to be completed by September 2017.
The project involves the construction of a 184.2km Rapid Transport Network in Bahrain.
The US$7,900 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 24km transport system comprising 13km of light rail transport (LRT) and a 11km tramway in the first phase
2. Construction of a 72km rail line and bus rapid transport (BRT) in the second phase
3. Construction of a 87.5km rail line and BRT in the third phase
4. Construction of other related facilities
5. Installation of signals
6. Installation of electric lines
7. Installation of ticketing and security systemsReasons To Buy