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Railway projects worth $142m inaugurated across Iran

9 February 2020 - 15:54
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said 56 railway infrastructure and service projects were inaugurated across the country on Sunday, on the occasion of the “Ten-Day Dawn” which marks the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

IUST hosts conference on railway transportation

27 January 2020 - 17:10
Iran University of Science and Technology hosted the country’s first conference on “Railway Transportation, Opportunities, Capacities, and Production Boom” on Monday, IRIB reported.

British Aluminium’s memorable Fife locomotive to get restored

2 January 2020 - 19:18
The new fundraising campaign of Fife Heritage Railway to restore a locomotive which spent decades on the Kingdom has reached its target.

Roads Minister Vows to Add 1500km to Iran’s Rail Network

31 December 2019 - 18:40
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami said his ministry plans to add some 1500 kilometers of railroad to the country’s rail network by the end of the current administration’s term in office.

Official: Iran-Afghanistan Rail Link to Open in Less Than 4 Months

29 December 2019 - 18:13
The Iranian Transportation Minister announced that an important rail passage between his country and neighboring Afghanistan will be ready in the next 100 days as construction of a key cross-border line is nearing completion.

Rise in Railroad Exports of Goods From Sarakhs

29 December 2019 - 17:10
More than 800,000 tons of commodities have been exported to Central Asian countries via railroad from Sarakhs Border Terminal in the northeastern Khorasan Razavi Province since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21), registering a 58% surge compared with the corresponding period of last year.

Rail industry development plan to be drafted within a month

1 December 2019 - 02:00
Iran’s Deputy Industry, Mining and Trade Minister for Industry Affairs Mehdi Sadeqi Niaraki said the draft for the country’s rail industry development plan will be prepared within in a month, ILNA reported.

Rio Tinto declares force majeure on aluminum shipments from Canada because of railway strike

28 November 2019 - 19:03
According to a Platts report Rio Tinto Aluminium issued a force majeure declaration on aluminium shipments out of Canada, caused by a weeklong strike which was affecting shipments via Canadian National Railways. The strike, which began on November 19 is likely to come to an end as a tentative agreement was signed between CN and the Teamsters union to end the strike amicably.

Iran to Open Key Railway on Monday

24 November 2019 - 15:30
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is slated to officially open a major railroad in the Northwestern province of East Azerbaijan where the new link will significantly decrease the rail distance between Tehran and the provincial capital city of Tabriz.

China's steel output slows ahead of winter curbs

14 November 2019 - 19:40
China's crude steel output in October slipped to its lowest level since March at 81.52mn t, as narrowing profit margins slowed production slightly.
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