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CFS - Chemins de Fer Syriens

PO Box 182
Aleppo, Syria
Tel: +963 (21) 213-900/213-901
Fax: +963 (21) 228-480/225-697

Infrastructure

1525km standard gauge, not electrified

Network

Damascus - Homs - Hamah - Aleppo - Maydan Ikbis (- Ankara TCDD)
Aleppo - Latakia - Tartus - Al Akkari - Homs
Homs - Palmyra (freight only)
Al Akkari (- Tripoli CEL, out of use)
Aleppo - Deir Ezzor - Kamechli (- Nusaybin TCDD)
Kamechli - El Yarubieh (- IRR Iraq, out of use)
Damascus - Sheikh Miskin - Dera'a (under construction)
Sheikh Miskin - Suwayda (under construction)
Palmyra - Deir Ezzor - Abu Kemal (- IRR Iraq) (planned)

Motive Power and Rolling Stock

Present Motive Power
Diesel Multiple Units: 10
Passenger Cars: 483 primarily OSShD-Y (including 19 restaurant, 45 sleepers and 33 baggage vans)
Goods Wagons: 4319

Plans

The Damascus - Dera'a standard gauge line under construction will replace the corresponding section of the CFH - Chemins de Fer du Hedjaz.

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Ferenc Valoczy