EghtesadOnline: The average Consumer Price Index of the transportation sector in the 12-month period ending July 21, which marks the end of the fourth Iranian month, increased by 45.4% compared with the similar period of the year before.
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: As per a deal signed between the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways and Tidewater Middle-East Company, the latter will be investing 16 trillion rials ($70 million).
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Shahram Adamnejad said 35,000 billion rials ($175 million) worth of loans will be allocated to the coronavirus-hit transportation sector (air, rail, sea and road) over the next few months.
EghtesadOnline: The average annual goods and services Consumer Price Index of the transportation sector in the 12-month period ending June 20 increased by 45.1% compared with the similar period of the year before.
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: The average Consumer Price Index of transportation sector in the 12-month period ending May 20, increased by 45.7% compared with the similar period of the year before—the highest among 12 groups of the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households during the period under review.
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.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Oil Ministry has invested $15 million in Tehran Metro to help expand the capital’s public transportation network, the oil minister wrote on Twitter.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s transportation sector has sustained an estimated loss of 80,000 billion rials ($495 million) following the outbreak of coronavirus, an official with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development said.