Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR)

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  • RAJA 2019-09-04 20:38

    Domestic companies to renovate 124 passenger wagons

    TEHRAN – 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.

  • Tehran-Ankara train resumes service after four ye 2019-08-14 19:12

    Tehran-Ankara train resumes service after four years

    TEHRAN - Turkey and Iran have resumed a train service between Ankara and Tehran after a four-year hiatus. The train is scheduled to leave the Iranian capital every Wednesday at 21:50 local time.

  • railway 2019-08-09 16:16

    Passenger transport via railway up 4.7% in 4 months on year

    TEHRAN - 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.

  • locomotive 2019-08-07 18:45

    Domestic manufacturers to supply RAI with rails, wagons

    TEHRAN - Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said domestic manufacturers are set to supply over 1000 locomotives and wagons and also 40,000 tons of rails to RAI by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2021), IRIB reported.

  • rail 2019-07-15 19:55

    Iran to cooperate with Jordan in rail industry

    TEHRAN – Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) is going to cooperate with Jordan Railway Corporation (JRC) for developing railway infrastructure in the country and providing technical-engineering services as well as manufacturing fleet wagons, Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Saeed Rasouli 2019-07-14 15:53

    Boosting railway network efficiency on agenda: RAI head

    TEHRAN- Boosting efficiency of national railway network is a top agenda of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI)’s activities in the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 21), RAI Head Saeed Rasouli stated.

  • Domestically-made products 2019-06-29 19:46

    ‘Comprehensive system of domestically-made products to be launched in near future’

    TEHRAN- Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister will launch a comprehensive system for registration of domestically-made products in near future, deputy minister of industry, mining and trade announced.

  • railway 2019-06-09 20:25

    ‘Iran among 8 advanced countries in railway signaling technology’

    TEHRAN - The head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) announced that Iran is currently among top eight countries regarding the technology of railway signaling systems, IRIB reported.

  • Iran-Turkey 2019-04-29 19:58

    Iran, Turkey ink MOU on transportation co-op

    TEHRAN – Iran and Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding for expanding transportation cooperation, IRIB reported.

  • Mohammadzadeh 2019-04-07 08:53

    Mohammadzadeh appointed deputy oil minister for research, technology

    TEHRAN- Saeed Mohammadzadeh was appointed as the deputy oil minister for engineering, research and technology affairs, Shana reported.

  • railway stations 2018-12-01 22:25

    30 railway stations under construction

    TEHRAN- Some 30 railway stations are under construction throughout the country, Seyed Mohammad Mousavi, a director in Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, announced on Saturday, IRNA reported.

  • Provincial tourism train makes debut in Kerman 2018-09-09 17:18

    Provincial tourism train makes debut in Kerman

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways has launched a tourism train   service across the southeastern Kerman province, ISNA reported on Thursday.

  • industrial & loading hubs 2018-08-04 09:16

    400km of railways to connect mines, industrial & loading hubs

    TEHRAN- Some 400 kilometers of railways are under construction throughout the country for connecting mines as well as industrial and cargo loading/unloading hubs to the national railway network, according to an official in the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI).

  • IRIR 2018-06-18 10:26

    IRIR receives its first domestically-made rail cargo

    TEHRAN – Iranian Esfahan Steel Company (ESCO) has prepared and delivered the first cargo of Islamic Republic of Iran Railway (IRIR)’s rail orders (known as national rail) to IRIR on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr.

  •  wagons 2018-05-28 19:54

    615 worn-out passenger wagons scrapped in a year

    TEHRAN - Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) scrapped 615 worn-out passenger wagons last year, IRNA reported on Monday quoting an IRIR official.

  • Railway 2018-05-15 19:09

    Garmsar–Incheboron railway electrification project underway

    TEHRAN- The project for electrification of Garmsar–Incheboron railway to the length of 495 kilometers, linking Garmsar in the north-central province of Semnan to Incheboron in the northeastern province of Golestan, is being implemented.

  • Rail passengers up 6.5% yr/yr 2018-03-17 19:42

    Rail passengers up 6.5% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – The number of people who traveled by rail rose by 6.5 percent during the current Iranian calendar year (to end on March 20) in comparison with a year earlier.

  • RAI 2017-12-18 20:49

    Russia’s Exiar to fund €3b rail project with Iran

    TEHRAN- Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance, known as Exiar, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known as RAI, to provide €3 billion finance on the joint manufacturing of railway wagons and locomotives.

  • projects 2017-08-25 19:39

    Numerous development projects to be inaugurated in ‘Government Week’

    TEHRAN – On the occasion of the Government Week (August 24-30), several development projects in different sectors including road, rail and electricity are set to go operational across Iran.

  • Iran-Afghanistan 2017-07-23 19:27

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran, Afghanistan to link railway networks

    TEHRAN – Iran and Afghanistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Sunday for implementing a project linking rail networks of the two neighboring countries.

  • RAI-FS 2017-07-12 19:41

    Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran, Italy pen €1.2b rail MOU

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known also as RAI, and the Italian state-run railway company, Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding worth €1.2 billion on construction of a high-speed railway between the Iranian central cities of Arak and Qom.

  • Railway infrastructures 2017-06-13 09:56

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Rail development on track despite inefficiencies

    The development of railway sector is one of the macro policies of the Iranian government as it has been emphasized by the general policies of the Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (2016-2021).

  • Iran-Spain 2017-05-17 19:27

    Tehran, Madrid sign MOU on railway co-op

    TEHRAN – Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) and Spain’s Administrator of Railway Infrastructures (known as Adif) signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday for railway cooperation, IRNA reported.

  • rail freight 2017-04-18 10:42

    Annual railway freight transport reaches 40.4m tons

    TEHRAN – Some 40.4 million tons of cargos were transported via railway in Iran during the last Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), IRNA reported on Monday quoting an official in Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR).

  • Iran-Latvia 2017-04-06 23:18

    Latvia welcomes expansion of transport co-op with Iran

    TEHRAN- Latvia welcomes development of its transport cooperation with Iran, Latvian Transport Ministry's State Secretary Kaspars Ozolins said in a meeting with Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan in Tehran, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Rail exports 2017-02-20 09:06

    Exports via railway jump 55%

    TEHRAN- Exports of goods via railway increased 55% in Iran during the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2016-January 20, 2017)compared to the same period of time in the previous year, railway official, Hossein Ashouri, told Mehr news agency.

  • Saeed Mohammadzadeh 2016-12-06 09:38

    Iranian railways’ new head appointed

    TEHRAN- The Iranian cabinet in their Sunday evening meeting appointed Saeed Mohammadzadeh as the new head as well as board of directors’ chairman of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR), replacing Mohsen Pour Seyed Aqaei, IRNA reported.