SYRIA’S TRANSPORT MINISTRY STARTS EXTENDING RAILWAY FROM AL-QADAM STATION TO NEW FAIRGROUNDS
Work teams of the Syrian Railways Establishment, on Monday, started work on expanding a railway, extending 17 km from al-Qadam station, towards the New Fairgrounds, on the Damascus International Airport road.
Transport Minister, Ali Hammoud, said that, the railway will be put in service, prior to the 60th session of the Damascus International Fair, which is scheduled for Sept, 2018.
For his part, head of Damascus Railways branch, Radwan Takreiti, said that, the work teams will establish a station, close to the New Fairgrounds, which will be fully equipped to serve passengers and businessmen, in addition to building a yard for loading and unloading cargo.
Source: NAM News Networkhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/syrias-transport-ministry-starts-extending-railway-from-al-qadam-station-to-new-fairgrounds/Government