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Alstom signs Letter of Intent for Baghdad Elevated Train

Alstom and the Iraqi Ministry of Transport sign a Letter of Intent for the implementation of the Baghdad Elevated Train An Alstom-led Consortium, together with its partner Hyundai Engineering & Construction, have signed a Letter of Intent with the Iraqi Ministry of Transport to define a framework for all the appropriate steps to accelerate the […]

4 Metropolitan Transport Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) has included four subway and metropolitan rail projects in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: 1. Baghdad Metro The project consist of two lines with total […]

Alstom to Develop Rail Projects in Baghdad, Basra

French company Alstom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraqi government for the development of urban transport in Baghdad and Basra. The MoU was signed during the Franco-Iraqi government authorities meeting, in the presence of Dr.Sami Al Araji, Head of National Investment Commission (NIC) of Iraq and Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, French Secretary of State. […]

Alstom Grid wins $42m Kurdistan Electrical Contracts

By John Lee. Alstom Grid has announced that it has won contracts worth €34 million ($42 million) from KAR Construction & Engineering Company to engineer and supply substations for the electrical grid. The company will supply four 132/33/11 kV Air-insulated Switchgear (AIS) substations and one 132/33/11 kV Gas-insulated Switchgear (GIS) substation for the Kurdistan Regional […]

Iraq to Buy New Trains

Iraq has reportedly asked several international companies to submit bids for the supply of 10 passenger trains. Bloomberg reports that France's Alstom, and China's Datong Electric Locomotive Company have been invited to submit bids, as have manufacturers in Turkey, Iran and Croatia. Jawad al-Kharsan, a spokesman for the national railway company, said the winning company […]