Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR)

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  • rail 2020-09-12 17:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    ‘National Rail’ a big step toward railway transport development

    TEHRAN- It was six years ago in the Iranian calendar year 1393 (March 2014-March 2015), when for the first time Iran took a step for domestic production of rail tracks.

  • rail 2020-08-17 14:08

    Iran to become a major transit route for India, Russia

    TEHRAN – Iran has reached agreements with Russia and India for transiting the mentioned countries’ commodities through its rail network, ILNA reported quoting the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) as saying.

  • Train tours come to halt in Iran over coronavirus fears 2020-07-26 21:25

    Train tours come to halt in Iran over coronavirus fears

    TEHRAN – Train tours have been stopped in Iran once again over coronavirus fears as health officials have announced a surge in virus infections in some parts of the country.

  • wagons 2020-07-25 15:30

    Rebuilding 270 passenger wagons by next March projected

    TEHRAN- 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”.

  • rail 2020-07-18 11:46

    Minerals comprise 80% of Iran’s rail cargoes

    TEHRAN – About 80 percent of Iran’s total rail cargoes consist of minerals, a deputy with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said.

  • Rasouli 2020-06-30 15:46

    New domestically-made wagons, locomotives join railway fleet

    TEHRAN- Iranian railway fleet received 65 new domestically-made locomotives and wagons in a ceremony on Tuesday, the third group of additions this year.

  • Tehran-Hamedan train 2020-06-29 20:30

    IRIR plans to resume Tehran-Hamedan train tours

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) plans to resume Tehran-Hamedan train tours, which had been stopped due to coronavirus outbreak in the country over the past few months.

  • rail 2020-06-08 15:06

    Govt. to pay $223m for supporting passenger rail transport companies

    TEHRAN - Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) says 9.4 trillion rials (about $223.8 million) has been allocated for compensating the damages caused by the coronavirus outbreak for passenger rail transport companies.

  • Railway 2020-05-19 16:18

    Railway fleet receives 88 new domestically-made wagons, locomotives

    TEHRAN- Iranian railway fleet received 88 new domestically-made locomotives and wagons in a ceremony attended by Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami and Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) Saeed Rasouli on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • rail freight 2020-04-21 12:59

    Monthly rail freight transport of basic goods to ports up 200% yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Transit of basic goods to the ports via railway network in the first Iranian calendar month of Farvardin (March 20-April 19) was tripled (up 200 percent) compared to the figure for the same month last year, IRIB reported, quoting the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI).

  • railway 2020-02-09 12:44

    Railway projects worth $142m inaugurated across Iran

    TEHRAN - Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said 56 railway infrastructure and service projects were inaugurated across the country on Sunday, on the occasion of the “Ten-Day Dawn” which marks the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

  • Urmia-Mashhad passenger train route launched 2019-12-29 18:38

    Urmia-Mashhad passenger train route launched

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways launched a passenger train route on Sunday, stretching some 1,650 kilometers from the northwestern city of Urmia to the holy city of Mashhad in the northeast.

  • Rasouli 2019-12-16 13:30

    Capacity of Iran’s rail freight transport to rise 5m tons

    TEHRAN – Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) says the country’s rail freight transportation capacity is going to increase by five million tons in near future, IRIB reported.

  • Railway 2019-09-24 11:00

    Passenger transport via railway up 5% in H1

    TEHRAN- Passenger transportation via railway network has increased 5.3 percent in Iran during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22) compared to the same period of time in the past year, the deputy director of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways for passenger affairs told ISNA.

  • 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.