A total of 70 new domestically-made or renovated locomotives and train cars were added to the Iranian rail fleet on Monday.
An official at the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development revealed that the Khaf-Herat Railway project would become operational during the Unity Week.
Iran’s roads and urban development minister said the length of the country’s railway network will double in the next five years.
Abbas Khatibi said on Tuesday that two rail projects will be open in the coming year.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]