By John Lee.
Iraq has received a second shipment of two new trains from China.
Of the ten units ordered, this brings the total delivered to four, with the balance to be delivered by the end of the year.
The total value of the contract is $138 million (161 billion Iraqi dinars).
Chairman of the Ports Committee of Basra Council, Murtaza Shahmani, told the National Iraqi News Agency the trains will join the fleet servicing the Baghdad- Basra route, and will be ready for the start within days.
(Sources: NINA, Basra Council)