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France in discussions on Baghdad Elevated Train (BET) Project

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, met on Wednesday the French Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Eric Chevalier. Dr. Al-Ghazi stressed the Iraqi government's interest in the Baghdad Elevated Train (BET) project, which he said is of vital and strategic importance. Mr. Chevalier also expressed the French government's […]

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 […]

NIC Re-Announces Kerbala Monorail Opportunity

Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) re-announced on Thursday the details of the new Kerbala Monorail, and invited interested parties to contact them: Length of the line (18 KM) Project Type (Monorail) - High Concrete mono rail of two ways known locally as Kerbala Monorail. Number of stations (20) the distance between each station and another […]

Details of Karbala Monorail

Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) has issued details of a proposed new monorail transport system for the city of Karbala. Project Name: Karbala Monorail General Specifications: Concrete monorail train that goes 6 meters above the medium sideway. Length of the preliminary line: Length of the operating lines: 15 KM The second and third phases to […]