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Iranian section of Khaf-Herat railroad to be built by March 2020

17 August 2019 - 21:29
Transport and Urban Development Deputy Minister Abbas Khatibi said construction of the Iranian section of the Khaf-Herat railway will be completed by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020).

Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan to set up INSTC working group

17 August 2019 - 21:26
In a meeting on Thursday, transport ministries of Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan agreed to form a working group in order to activate the International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC).

Passenger transport via railway up 4.7% in 4 months on year

13 August 2019 - 22:40
The number of passengers carried on Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22) increased by 4.7 percent on year.

Domestic manufacturers to supply RAI with rails, wagons

8 August 2019 - 00:30
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said domestic manufacturers are set to supply over 1000 locomotives and wagons and also 40,000 tons of rails to RAI by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2021), IRIB reported.

India: NMDC Iron Ore Rake Movement Falls 28% in Jul'19 amid Monsoon

5 August 2019 - 16:23
NMDC (Chhattisgarh) supplied total of 222 rakes (0.85 MnT) of iron ore in the month of Jul’19, down 28% against 310 rakes (1.19 MnT) a month before in Jun’19, according to railway movement data maintained with SteelMint.

VP inaugurates Mapna locomotive unit’s development project

25 July 2019 - 02:27
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri inaugurated a development project of Mapna Group’s locomotive manufacturing complex in Alborz Province on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

Iran to cooperate with Jordan in rail industry

15 July 2019 - 23:20
Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) is going to cooperate with Jordan Railway Corporation (JRC) for developing railway infrastructure in the country and providing technical-engineering services as well as manufacturing fleet wagons, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.

Boosting railway network efficiency on agenda: RAI head

15 July 2019 - 01:26
Boosting efficiency of national railway network is a top agenda of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI)’s activities in the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 21), RAI Head Saeed Rasouli stated.

‘RAI determined to develop transport of goods from ports via railway’

9 July 2019 - 01:26
The head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said development of railways for transport of cargoes from ports is a top agenda of RAI’s activities.

Iran-Turkey Train Services Resume

25 June 2019 - 15:11
Apassenger train resumed a weekly service on Tehran-Tabriz-Van Railroad at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, after it was suspended for nearly four years.
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