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.
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.