subway (unfinished)/WMD storage, planned metro
Turban Legend or Hideout for WMD?
When you're taking that leisurely vacation in Baghdad, don't forget to check out
the uncompleted subway. Remember to bring your
Geiger counter and antibiotics.
1999 that the proiect would be revived, nothing materialized.
"There is a
subway for the transfer
of prisoners connecting Al-Kadhmiah and Al-Dourah in Baghdad
Hidden Subways - Baghdad
Egypt enters race to help build
Unofficial Home page
Saddam's official residence
Preliminary design work by
A story about the uncompleted Baghdad tunnels
this site, "Saddam has a masterful network of
originally built to be a subway
system. Located above this network are civilian neighborhoods and religious
centers which the Americans will not presently bomb. Presently Hussein uses
this as Iraqi intelligence headquarters and as the location for many military
command centers. Now, this underground network will also conceal the facilities
to build missiles and launchers. "
Update: Our research has been confirmed! CBS News reports:
Saddam's Deadly Subway Scheming
In November 2008, Baghdad announced it would build two line metro. The lines will be 24 miles long and have 40 stations. In February 2013, Alstom reportedly agreed to build the first 25 km and 16 stations of a separate elevated metro.