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The Damascus Metro (Arabic:مترو دمشق) is a proposed Metro line network in Damascus, Syria. The Green Line would be the first stage in the development of this future public transport network.
Feasibility studies carried out by international consultants in 2002 have designed what could be the future Metro network, whose first stage will be the Green Line, between Moadamiyeh and Qaboun. The other means of public transportation (bus, microbus, train) will also be integrated to this future network, to optimize the synergy between these various modes.
The city of Damascus is well known for its numerous ancient buildings, ruins and artifacts, especially in Old Damascus. According to the first stage of public consultation, the impact of the project on these historical sites was a big concern for a lot of people. The European Investment Bank will propose mitigation measures which will include the implementation of archaeological digs along the proposed corridor prior to the construction of the metro. These digs will help to identify the presence of potential archaeological relics which will therefore be avoided during the construction stage. If archaeological ruins are identified during the construction of the metro, the necessary steps will be taken in order to protect and preserve the artifacts. Archaeological ruins found during the construction of the metro could be displayed in the new stations, as is the case for metro projects around the world such as in Athens, Paris and Moscow. These will improve the aesthetics of the stations and will attract visitors.
Damascus (Arabic:دمشقDimashq IPA:[ˈdiːmaːʃq]) is the capital and the second-largest city of Syria after Aleppo. It is commonly known in Syria as ash-Sham (Arabic:الشامash-Shām) and nicknamed as the City of Jasmine (Arabic:مدينة الياسمينMadīnat al-Yāsmīn). In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural and religious center of the Levant. The city has an estimated population of 1,711,000 as of 2009.
Located in southwestern Syria, Damascus is the center of a large metropolitan area of 2.6 million people (2004). Geographically embedded on the eastern foothills of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range 80 kilometres (50mi) inland from the eastern shore of the Mediterranean on a plateau 680 metres (2,230ft) above sea-level, Damascus experiences a semi-arid climate because of the rain shadow effect. The Barada River flows through Damascus.
First settled in the second millennium BC, it was chosen as the capital of the Umayyad Caliphate from 661 to 750. After the victory of the Abbasid dynasty, the seat of Islamic power was moved to Baghdad. Damascus saw a political decline throughout the Abbasid era, only to regain significant importance in the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods. During Ottoman rule, the city decayed while maintaining a certain cultural prestige. Today, it is the seat of the central government and all of the government ministries.
The nearest DubaiMetroStation is the Centrepoint Metro Station on the Red Line...DamascusStreet in Al Twar 1. Al Qusais Metro Station is 10 minutes away from the public library ... Business Bay is the closest Dubai Metro Station. However, you will either need to take a taxi or the F20 bus from the Metro station to reach the library.
ISTANBUL -- A new metro line connecting central Istanbul and the city's new international airport officially opened to the public on Sunday, featuring China-made automated driverless trains that could run up to 120 kilometers per hour ... (Türkiye-Metro Line-China-made Trains).
During the winter, retreats serving a mix of high-school and middle-school students are planned, said Tim Healy, president of the MinnesotaCatholic YouthPartnership, which is partnering with Damascus, an Ohio-based Catholic organization, to expand programming for parishes and schools in and around the metro area.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan'sOrange LineMetroTrain project in the country's eastern city of Lahore under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), was completed and delivered to the Pakistani side on Friday, according to the joint venture that is responsible for the implementation of the project ... (Pakistan-China-CPEC-Orange Line Metro Train).
It’s been a big week in Oregon’s zombie city of Damascus... This “Groundhog Day” dynamic is familiar to many who have watched Damascus implode since it earned cityhood in 2004 ... Metro, whose regional land use planning process was part of the impetus for the creation of Damascus as a city, supports ending it in favor of Happy Valley’s plans to expand.
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Reports out of metro Damascus indicate that Israeli warplanes have carried out airstrikes in the area. Details of the attack are still unclear, as the first reports were in the Israeli media, and within a matter of hours were removed… ... .
Ghaziabad. A 30-year-old distributor of a leading milk brand was shot dead by three bike-borne assailants in Ghaziabad on Wednesday ... That day too he was robbed by three men who opened fire in the air before escaping ... KochiMetro. Keralites welcome second reach of Metro with hope and cheer. Fifteen people dead after attack on Damascus police station ... or.