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.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 922,000 tons of commodities were transported via railroads from Imam Khomeini Port in the southern Khuzestan Province across the country during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20), which shows a 29% increase in the volume of transported goods compared with the similar period of last year, according to the director general of South Railroad General Bureau.
EghtesadOnline: Atotal of 41,535 tons of goods were exported through Astara border rail terminal during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20), to register a 178% growth compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 14 trillion rials ($79 million) worth of investments have been made in the 175-kilometer-long Ardabil-Mianeh railroad project so far, according to the head of the Plan and Budget Organization.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 359,683 tons of essential goods were transported via railroad from the southern Imam Khomeini Port to destinations across the country during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20) to register a 119% rise compared with the similar period of last year, according to the director general of Khuzestan Province’s Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: The Supreme Council of Transportation, affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, has approved a 20% rise in rail fares as of June 21, says the secretary of Iran’s Guild of Rail Transport Companies.