French firm wins contract to extend Dubai tram system

SYSTRA says it will drive phases 2 and 3 of Dubai transport system as it expands across the city

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai has awarded French firm SYSTRA a contract for phases 2 and 3 of the emirate's tram system.

SYSTRA said in a statement that, in association with AECOM, it will take charge of transport planning, preliminary design and invitations to tender, for the second and third phases, for 14 month.

It marks a vote of confidence for SYSTRA which delivered phase one of the tram system in 2014, the company said.

Phase 2 of the Dubai Tram will serve the town’s main attractions, including Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and...Read more...