EghtesadOnline: Around 24.45 million passengers were transported by Iran’s railroads in the last Iranian year (March 2017-18), showing a 6.3% rise compared with the previous year, the deputy for passenger affairs with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Italy have signed an agreement based on which Italian professors will teach the science of rail transportation to Iranian students.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has cut by 50% the 2017 tariffs on rail transportation of cargo in the Iranian strand of the India-Russia route to encourage trade via the International North–South Transport Corridor, Mehr News Agency quoted the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways’ director general for international affairs, Abbas Nazari, as saying on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Only 4% of all commuters to and from Tehran use rail transportation, the minister of roads and urban development said.
EghtesadOnline: As Iran is expanding railroads across the country, an executive of a major Iranian rail company said passenger rail transportation is gripped by a longstanding recession.