Wasit Transportation Sector

First: Railways State Company

no Project name Details length Number of lines Signals & communication Axial load/ ton   Speed (km/h) Total transport (million) Estimate cost (million USD) Project implementation period
passengers Goods/ton passengers Goods/ ton Acquisitions implementation total
1 Baghdad- Kut- Umara- Basra

Branch line (Kut- Nasriya- Um Qasir)

Detailed designs (1982) prepared by British Henderson Hughes are old and most of them are lost. The main line (Baghdad- Kut- Umara- Basra) is 504 km –double.

The Branch line (Kut- Nasriya- Um Qasir) is 406 km –double. Designs need to be updated with a new feasible study to the project.

100 double 2730 11000
2 Kut- Baquba No previous designs or documents, new ones are required 250 double ERTMS/ level 2 25 250 140 6 20 750 3000 3750 4 years

Second: State Company for Iraqi Civil Aviation


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