EghtesadOnline: The volume of rail and road transit through Iran is on the rise.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 169 domestically-made or overhauled rolling stock worth 3.52 trillion rials ($13.7 million) joined Iran’s rail fleet on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: The parliaments of Afghanistan and Iran have approved an agreement on the international rail link that will pave the way for a new railroad border between the two neighboring states.
EghtesadOnline: The railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan was inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani on Thursday via videoconference.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 4.95 million passengers travelled via railroad during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21), which shows a 67.5% decline compared with the similar period of last year, according to data released by Rail Transportation Companies’ Guild Union.
EghtesadOnline: Atotal of 122 domestically-made and overhauled rolling stock worth 3.66 trillion rials ($13.28 million) joined Iran’s rail fleet on Wednesday, during a ceremony attended by Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami and the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, Saeed Rasouli.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Afghanistan will be connected through the Khaf-Herat railroad next month, according to the minister of roads and urban development.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s first rail emergency center was inaugurated on Thursday in a ceremony attended by Health Minister Saeed Namaki, CEO of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Saeed Rasouli and the head of Iran Emergency Organization, Pirhossein Kolivand.
EghtesadOnline: The government has allocated 2 trillion rials ($8.5 million) for the completion of Qazvin-Zanjan double-tracking rail project, the head of Plan and Budget Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: Khaf-Herat railroad project is scheduled to be launched this autumn (Sept. 22-Dec. 20), says the deputy head of Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructure Company, affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.