General Technical Conditions
Project Name: Karbala Monorail
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 be agreed upon later .
The first phase line length shall cover ( the visitors city / Baghdad road, Baghdad Gate street, Baghdad gate for the two holy shrines, Al- Hussain Bridge, Twereege Gate street, Hor Al- Seeb train station, the new Janoob garage, KarbalaUniversity, Al-Ibrahemia)
Stations:- between (10-15)
The normal station sideway length is 70 Meter with escalators and lifts for the disabled on the two sides of the station.
Main stations of the start and end and other substations.
Maximum speed:- (80-90) KM/ H
Curves does not exceed 60 meters radius
The capacity of each trailer of the train is not less than (300 passenger)
The successive coming of the trains to the station must take (1,5-2 M) in the two directions
The train must manage dealing with the current city bridges and to develop the designs of the future bridges to suit the flow path of the train line
The line can be developed later to cover other area like Al- Hur and other important areas with 15 KM length.
The project shall guarantee transporting visitors during the big processions with transport capacity that reaches 500000 passenger/day in the two directions.