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Baku-Astara highway joins Rasht-Ardabil 02 Nov 2019

Baku-Astara highway joins Rasht-Ardabil

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Road Minister Mohammad Eslami said on Saturday that Baku-Astara highway in Azerbaijan is going to get linked to Rasht-Ardabil highway in Iran. “Azerbaijan has contrasted a highway that links Baku to Astara,” he said, “The road which has shortened the distance between the two cities from five hours to 2.5 […]

Iranian Cargo Ship Transferred to Astara after Reported in Distress 21 Dec 2018

Iranian Cargo Ship Transferred to Astara after Reported in Distress

Iranian rescue teams managed to tow a cargo ship named “NARGOL” into a pier off the northwestern city of Astara after it was reported in distress in the Caspian Sea, the governor of Astara said on Friday. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Younes Ranjkesh said the freighter was damaged in Astara Port around noon […]

Azerbaijan’s 1st freight train arrives in Iran via Astara rail route 08 Feb 2018

Azerbaijan’s 1st freight train arrives in Iran via Astara rail route

The first cargo train of Azerbaijan Republic arrived in Iran via Astara rail line as pilot on Thursday afternoon. Given the above issue, Astara-Astara International Railways was put into operation as pilot in the presence of Ali Khodaei Director General of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways in northwestern region, Karimov Deputy Transport Affairs and Abbasov […]

21 Jan 2018

Azerbaijan’s 50% finance share for Rasht-Astara Railway project

TEHRAN – Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development for International Affairs Asghar Fakhriyeh Kashan on Sunday said, “with the allocation of $500 million worth of finance by the Republic of Azerbaijan, construction operation of Rasht-Astara Railway project will go on stream between Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan within the framework of joint venture (JV) […]