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Zahedan-Chabahar railway to be operational next year

30 August 2020 - 18:27
Head of the parliament’s Construction Committee said that Zahedan-Chabahar railway, in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, is going to go operational in the next Iranian calendar year (begins in March 2021), IRIB reported on Saturday.

Minister: Ardebil-Mianeh Railway to Help Azerbaijan Get Connected to Persian Gulf

26 August 2020 - 02:40
Iran's Minister of Road and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami said that the Republic of Azerbaijan will have access to the Persian Gulf region via the Ardebil-Mianeh railway.

Rebuilding 270 passenger wagons by next March projected

25 July 2020 - 23:31
Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said that RAI has rebuilding 270 passenger wagons a top agenda of its activity in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2021), which is named the year of “Surge in Production”.

Iran, Afghanistan discuss ways to complete Khaf-Herat railway

25 July 2020 - 23:28
Iranian and Afghan officials investigated the ways to complete Khaf-Herat railway on Friday.

Khaf-Herat railway to come on stream by Mar. 2021

6 July 2020 - 02:14
Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami said that Khaf-Herat railway will become operational before the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2021).

Incheboroun railway crossing with Turkmenistan reopens

26 June 2020 - 04:21
Iran’s Incheboroun railway border crossing with Turkmenistan was reopened after four months on Tuesday evening as a cargo train carrying 30 wagons of cement consignment for export to Turkmenistan left Iran, the spokesman of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.

Iran’s exports to Azerbaijan through Astara railway up 178%

13 June 2020 - 23:49
Iran exported 41,535 tons of commodities to Azerbaijan from its northern Astara railway terminal during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-May 20), which was 178 percent more than the figure of the same period of time in the past year, according to a railway official.

Govt. to pay $223m for supporting passenger rail transport companies

9 June 2020 - 02:51
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) says 9.4 trillion rials (about $223.8 million) has been allocated for compensating the damages caused by the coronavirus outbreak for passenger rail transport companies.

Railway transports 6,300 wagons of goods between Iran, Turkey in 70 days

1 June 2020 - 01:33
According to Rouhollah Latifi, Iran’s exports to Turkey via railway stood at 3,072 wagons of goods and its imports from the neighboring country reached 3,228 wagons during the mentioned period of time.

1,660km of new railroads to be inaugurated by Mar. 2022

1 June 2020 - 01:23
Kheirollah Khademi, the managing director of Iran’s Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructures Company (CDTIC), announced that seven prioritized railway projects with a total length of 1,660 kilometers will be inaugurated by the end of the Iranian calendar year 1400 (March 2022).
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