Alstom will Build Baghdad Metro

Alstom will Build Baghdad Metro
January 26, 2011 7:39 am

Alstom has signed a contract with Iraq to build a 25km proposed metro rail line worth $600m through the capital Baghdad.

The French Government will bear 50-60% of the project cost, while the remainder will be met through a loan from a French Government-run bank.
The line will begin from the north of Baghdad, through Shaab, Adhamiya, Kadhimiya and Hurriya, to the Alawi zone in central Baghdad, and will ease traffic congestion in the region.
The rail line will be complete in about two years, according to Reuters. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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