Syria Plans to Upgrade Railway Network

Syria Plans to Upgrade Railway Network
February 1, 2011 7:41 am

Syria has revealed key joint rail projects with the private sector for the rehabilitation of the region’s railway network.

The project includes a railway connecting al-Hijaz Station in Damascus to Damascus International Airport, which includes the construction of an electric double railway.

The project, worth about $233m, will link the Syrian-Jordanian borders, and will be connected with Europe and Turkey to the north and the Arab Gulf and Yemen to the east.

A Damascus Subway Project, to be carried out by the private sector, is estimated to cost $1.5bn, and will run from al-Moaddamiya Station to al-Hijaz. 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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