Iraq's new cars from Turkey: Turkey Wagon Industry Inc. (TÜVASAŞ) completed six cars built by the end of this month will be delivered to the Iraqi authorities.
Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Lutfi Elvan, stating that started to be produced by Iraq, Turkey's new train set, Turkey Wagon Industry Inc. (TÜVASAŞ) construction completed by 6 at the end of this month, the wagon has announced it will be handed over to Iraqi authorities.
Minister Elven, in a written statement, the memorandum of understanding signed between the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of the Republic of Iraq, from Turkey to Iraq 14 points on the issuance of passenger cars also takes place, he said. Stating that 14 of the 2 wagons to be produced in TÜVASAŞ for Iraqi State Railways are sleepers, 4 of them are bunkers, 6 of them are pulpats and 2 of them are dining cars, Elvan said that these wagons, which were constructed at a price of 17 million 415 thousand dollars, were designed in accordance with the speed of 160 kilometers. he said.
Minister Elvan stated that 6 wagons in the first party were made ready in a short time and said, “I think that we have made a rapid progress in the project with a mutual trust relationship. The Iraqi Ministry of Transport is also happy with this speed. We are waiting for new additions to 14 wagons to be produced for Iraq soon ”.
Elvan noted that the wagons in the first party would be delivered to the Iraqi State Railways at the end of this month and that the 8 wagon in the second party would be delivered in December.