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U.S. aluminum, steel producers allege railroad companies of overcharging customers over fuel surcharge

11 October 2019 - 18:46
A number of aluminium companies and steelmakers along with other suppliers recently filed separate complaints against four largest railroad companies in the United States. They alleged that the railroad companies in the United States conspired to raise prices and overcharge customers billions of money for freight services over a period of five years. They did this under the guise of fuel cost recovery program.

Domestic companies to renovate 124 passenger wagons

4 September 2019 - 17:55
As the passenger wing of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI), Iranian Raja Railway Transport Company has signed deals with three domestic companies for renovating 124 passenger wagons, ILNA reported on Tuesday.

Railway fleet receives 213 new domestically-made locomotives, wagons

3 September 2019 - 17:49
Some 213 new domestically-made locomotives and wagons were added to the railway fleet of Iran in a ceremony on Tuesday, IRIB reported.

Iran, Turkey in talks to launch Tehran-Istanbul railway

29 August 2019 - 13:13
Iran Railways CEO, Saeid Rasouli said Tehran-Istanbul railway will be launched in the near future.

Iran to Start Track-Laying for Rail Link to Azerbaijan

24 August 2019 - 21:28
Iranian Deputy Minister of Road and Urban Development Saeed Rasouli announced that his country will soon start track-laying operations for 40 kilometers of Astara-Rasht railroad which will link Azerbaijan’s Southern city of Astara with Iran’s vast network.

Over 60m tons of goods loaded, unloaded at Iran’s ports since March

22 August 2019 - 22:17
loading and unloading of goods at ports of Iran has exceeded 60 million tons since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year (March 21), the portal of the Roads and Urban Development Ministry reported quoting the minister as saying on Tuesday.

Shalamcheh-Basra railway project to start soon: RAI head

22 August 2019 - 21:13
Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said Shalamcheh-Basra railway project will be commenced in the upcoming months, IRNA reported.

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.
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