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Economy News _ Baghdad
Today, Sunday, the Ministry of Transport clarified the details of the development road project, and while referring to the adoption of the European system on this road, it announced the approval of the proposed tracks.
The media office of the Ministry of Transport stated, in an interview with the Iraqi News Agency, followed by "Al-Iqtisad News", that "after obtaining approval regarding the proposed route for the development road, in its two parts (the land highway) and (the express line) for travelers and goods from the large port of Faw to Turkey, the Ministry of Transport is studying Preparing designs for the road in order to complete it.
The office added, "The road starts from the great port of Faw to Turkey, where it is linked to the European network."
He pointed out that "the railway line starts from the large port of Faw towards the north, with a capacity that in the first phase reaches 3.5 million containers and 22 million tons of bulk cargo (random), and the load will be raised in the second phase to 7.5 million containers and 33 million tons of goods." ".
He stressed, "The roads will be monitored, in addition to the presence of rest areas for passengers and others for loading and unloading."
He explained, "The railway line will have a high-speed passenger train with a design speed of 300 km per hour, with a capacity of 13.8 million passengers annually, and the second train will be dedicated to carrying, at a speed ranging from 130 to 140 km per hour, and will work with electricity, and it will pass through about 9 governorates."
And he indicated that "the transportation system that will be used in the project is the European system, with the aim of continuing the movement of international trains without stopping, taking into account the issue of million visits."
He continued, "As for the land expressway, it will be in two directions (Two Way) and will be 1,190 km long, starting from the port of Faw and passing through the desert areas because it is designated for trucks and there is no need for it to enter cities."
Last Tuesday, Prime Minister Muhammad Shia'a al-Sudani confirmed that the development road project (the dry channel) between Iraq and Turkey would link the east with the west.
The Prime Minister said in a joint press conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, "The development road project and the dry canal are not only for Iraq and Turkey, but for the region and the world, which is the global corridor for transporting goods and energy and linking the East with the West," pointing out, "This corridor will transport goods and energy.
And the Prime Minister continued, "The energy that will be transferred through the development path (the dry channel) will come from the countries of the region and from Iraq, which it is hoped will be, in the coming years, according to the vision that the government is working on, a gas-exporting country by virtue of its enormous gas wealth."
He stressed, "This project was a subject of continuous discussion between Iraq and Turkey at various levels, and today we reached this announcement with President Erdogan," inviting the brothers in the countries of the region to "convene a meeting soon in Baghdad to discuss the stages of this vital project in detail."
And between: "There will be a railway line that transports goods, in the first phase with a capacity of 3.5 million tons, to reach in the second phase 7.5 million tons, and the development road (the dry channel) will include land transport and power transmission lines, as well as the port of Faw and the industrial city." Which will be one of the largest cities in the Middle East, and the industrial components of the development road project (the dry canal) will generate huge job opportunities for Iraq and the countries of the region, including opportunities for industries and businessmen, and it will be a center of attraction for global trade.
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