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70 Iranian Train Cars, Locomotives Added to Rail Fleet 08 Sep 2020

70 Iranian Train Cars, Locomotives Added to Rail Fleet

A total of 70 new domestically-made or renovated locomotives and train cars were added to the Iranian rail fleet on Monday.

Khaf-Herat Railway to Be Operational in Coming Unity Week 19 Aug 2020

Khaf-Herat Railway to Be Operational in Coming Unity Week

An official at the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development revealed that the Khaf-Herat Railway project would become operational during the Unity Week.

Iranian Minister Talks of 5 Years Plan for Doubling Railway Network 15 Jul 2020

Iranian Minister Talks of 5 Years Plan for Doubling Railway Network

Iran’s roads and urban development minister said the length of the country’s railway network will double in the next five years.

Rail projects to open in next year 21 Jan 2020

Rail projects to open in next year

Abbas Khatibi said on Tuesday that two rail projects will be open in the coming year.

Over 12,000 kilometers of roads, railways under construction 19 Dec 2018

Over 12,000 kilometers of roads, railways under construction

More than 12,000 kilometers of roads and railways are currently under construction throughout the country, Iran’s Deputy Transport Minister Kheirollah Khademi announced on Tuesday. Khademi, who is also the managing director of Iran’s Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructures Company (CDTIC), made the remarks in a press conference on the sidelines of the 3rd edition […]

US sanctions not to affect Russia-Iran railway coop. 29 Jul 2018

US sanctions not to affect Russia-Iran railway coop.

Hossein Ashouri, deputy director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, said that the US sanctions will never affect Iran’s railway cooperation with Russia, and its contacts will continue expanding. The previous sanctions weren’t able to affect the countries’ cooperation in the field of railway construction, he told Sputnik on Sunday. Ashouri also stressed that […]

Iran seeks World Heritage listing for its railways 18 Mar 2018

Iran seeks World Heritage listing for its railways

TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body pursues possible inscription of cross-country railways, which includes arrays of bridges, stations and other historical monuments, on the UNESCO World Heritage list by 2019. Last year, the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in close collaboration with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways submitted to UNESCO a preliminary dossier […]