• Iraq plans to connect railway with Turkey

  • Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.
Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.

Moderators: Komachi, David Benton

  by David Benton
 
"Iraqi Republic Railways plans to extend its railway lines abroad to reach Turkey, Iraqi Transport Minister Abdullah Laibi said Monday.

Speaking on Iraqi TV, Laibi said the national railway operator has entered a recovery process following the crisis brought on by conflict across the country."
https://www.dailysabah.com/business/201 ... ith-turkey
Credit to Trainsmag for the link, however their article is locked to non subscribers
http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/20 ... ture-plans
  by kato
 
It's one of the ten CSR Sifang intercity DMU trainsets bought in 2014 specifically for the route.