Within the preparations of the Department of the vehicles of the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine to transfer the visitors of Arba'een, which is one of the most important services provided to them, a fleet of vehicles of different capacities and sizes were prepared to contribute to alleviate the burden of the visitors upon their arrival to the holy city of Karbala and their departure.
The head of the Department of Vehicles, Engineer Abd al-Jawad, said that "The issue of transport is one of the most important services needed by the visitors of the holy shrine of Karbala during the Ziyarat Arba'een, and as a result of the increasing number of visitors, we have held a large campaign for maintenance of the vehicles, in preparations for this Ziyarat in accordance with these numbers."
Adding: "Our department will participate in the plan to transport visitors within the main axes of transportation, which is the axis of al-Salam Bridge towards the province of Babylon (parking of Umm al-Hawa, back and forth, as this axis is very crowded."
And indicating:" We have provided more than 150 vehicles of various capacities, including specialized vehicles such as ambulances and tankers. And we will be based on a garage on the same work axis to provide the vehicles with fuel and for their maintenance, and there is a place to rest for the drivers who will be working around the clock. We have also prepared a special vehicle to maintain and fix the vehicles in case of any breakdown during work."
He continued: "Our plan has also been supplemented by 150 additional large trucks belonging to the Ittihad Sugar Factory and 50 other vehicles from the people of al-Hossain village in Hilla as a donation to support for out special plan of transport."