Ongoing piling work for the expansion of Dubai Metro Red line for the EXPO 2020, Swissboring has been awarded for the piling on zone 8-9-10 and for the station inside the EXPO.
The all project METRO 2020 will have seven stations – five above ground and two underground, 15 Kilometer section of the Red Line from Nakheel Harbour and will connect the Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Jumeirah Golf Estates and Dubai Investments Park, with plans to extend it to Al Maktoum International Airport.
The airport is 6km from the Expo site. The work is awarded to a consortium of three companies, the French Alstom, the Spanish Acciona and the Turkish Gulermack for an overall cost of Dh10.6 billion. Alstom will supply 50 trains and will handle electromechanical works while Acciona and Gulermack will handle civil works.