Rail & Railways
The eight edition of Iran’s International Exhibition of Rail Transportation and Related Industries and Equipment (Rail Expo 2020) is due to be held based on the schedule, Iran International Exhibition Company (IIEC) announced in a statement.
The statement was released in response to a claim by the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI) that this year’s exhibition is not going to be held due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The decisions regarding the current year’s exhibitions are solely made by Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade and all the events of the current calendar year will be held as scheduled, the statement said.
The 8th International Exhibition of Rail Transportation, Related Industries and Equipment of Iran is due to be held during May 28-31 at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds.
Two of Iran’s biggest railway companies namely Raja Rail Transportation Company and Novin Sanat Raja Company are going through the final stages to be listed on Iran’s over-the-counter (OTC) market, known as Iran Fara Bourse (IFB), an official with RAJA announced.
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.
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.
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”.
Iranian and Afghan officials investigated the ways to complete Khaf-Herat railway on Friday.
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).