Procurement & Construction
Sep., 10, 2012
The project is a part of Basrah to Baghdad Railways development plan. This railway includes construction of two stations of Hajama and Samawah in southern Iraq and railway between the mentioned cities. This route will connect to Iranian Railways in Shalamche, and is strategic for both Iraq and Iran.
Hajama Station has two platforms. Each platform has a width of 10 meters and a length of 420 meters. The parking area of this station is about 500 square meters. Sawa station has been designed with 3 platforms. Each platform has a width of 10 meters and a length of 420 meters.
Hajama-Sawa railway has three culverts. Each culvert has a width of 13 meters and a height of 8 meters with a top cover deck with
General Works’ Quantity
Earth works 1 million m³
Concreting 50,000 m³
Reinforcement 10,000 tons
Formworking 160,000 m²
Metal works 400 tons
Geo-textile & grid 500,000 m²
Tracking 44,000 ml
an area of 6 square meters. Hajama-Sawa railway has three bridges on Euphrates River which were installed in their service level using beam-launcher and beam trolley system. The first bridge called Atshan is 160 meters long and 7.5 meters wide with 4 free spans. The Atshan
bridge has one rail line with four precast beams of 3 meters high. The second one called Soveir is 240 meters long and 7.5 meters wide with 6 free spans. The Soveir bridge has one rail line with 6 precast beams of 3 meters high. The third one is Euphrates bridge with a length of 320 meters and a width of 12.5 meters with 8 free spans. The Euphrates bridge has two rail line with 16 precast beams of 3 meters high. It is worth noting, each precast beam was 41 meters long with a weight of 200 tons including 5 tons post-tensioning system.