Metro ridership set a record of 1,082,112 during the months of July and August
The Doha Metro Red Line South, which is embedded within the larger railway network in Qatar, welcomed its first set of commuters on May 8, 2019.
Since its inception, Metro ridership has set a record of 1,082,112 during the months of July and August. 518,535 people used the Metro in July while the number increased to 563,577 by August.
Metro ridership set a record of 1,082,112 during the months of July and August 2019. We thank you for choosing Doha Metro to travel and always looking forward to welcoming you onboard.@metrotram_qa pic.twitter.com/zMbGQLU4ym— Qatar Rail (@qrc_official) August 31, 2019
Qatar Rail thanks all the passenger for traveling with Doha Metro.
The current train service is open from Sunday to Thursday, between 8 am and 11 pm.
Three types of travel cards can be used to ride the Metro - Standard Travel, Gold Club and Limited Use.
Rides cost QAR 2 for a single journey and QAR 6 for a day pass (Standard) while those traveling the Goldclub class will be charged QR10 and QR30, respectively.
The fee for acquiring a Standard Travel card is QAR 10 while the Goldclub card costs QR100 (valid for five years from the date of purchase); credits for travel have to be added on to these cards. Children aged below five can travel for free.
Here's a route map of all the stations the line covers:
Passengers can use Metrolink buses for free of charge.
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Source: Qatar Rail/ Twitter