Railway

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  • railway 2020-10-13 14:37

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran determined to become fully independent in railway industry

    After the U.S. imposed a new round of sanctions on the Iranian economy, a national determination was formed inside Iran for empowering its domestic production to achieve self-reliance.

  • Kheirollah Khademi 2019-12-15 14:43

    Over 3,000 km of railways, 1,200 km of freeways under construction in Iran

    TEHRAN- Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Kheirollah Khademi announced that over 3,000 kilometers of railways and 1,200 kilometers of freeways are currently under construction in the country, IRNA reported.

  • 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.

  • RAME 2019-07-09 18:02

    Iran appointed vice chairman of UIC regional assembly

    TEHRAN – Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) Saeed Rasouli was appointed as the first vice chairman of International Union of Railways (UIC) Regional Assembly for the Middle-East (RAME), IRIB reported on Tuesday.

  • Foreign rail passengers to Mashhad on the rise 2019-07-07 19:05

    Foreign rail passengers to Mashhad on the rise

    TEHRAN - The number of foreign visitors traveling to the northeastern city of Mashhad by train saw an increase of 5% during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21) compared to the same period last year.

  • Rasouli 2019-06-01 23:01

    ‘Over $476m allocated to renovating 1000 wagons, locomotives in a year’

    TEHRAN- The head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) announced that 20 trillion rials (about $476.1 million) has been allocated to renovation of 1000 passenger and freight wagons and also locomotives through benefitting from domestic capabilities in the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 21), IRIB reported on Saturday.

  • wagons 2019-03-13 21:29

    100 worn-out passenger wagons scrapped

    TEHRAN - Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) scrapped 100 worn-out passenger wagons, IRNA reported on Monday quoting the acting head of RAI.

  • 16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide 2019-02-19 09:37

    16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 22,000 busses are operating in the country’s public transport fleet, 16,000 of which are clunkers, accounting for 70 percent of the volume of bus transport system, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has said.

  • Luxury rail travelers on excursion across Iran 2018-10-15 22:29

    Luxury rail travelers on excursion across Iran

    TEHRAN – Tens of international travelers, boarding a Golden Eagle Luxury Train, have commenced their exploration of many of Iranian remarkable sites and scenic landscapes.

  • rail 2018-10-01 08:13

    ‘Rail transportation $600m more economic than road’

    TEHRAN- The Managing Director of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) Saied Mohammadzadeh announced that transporting loads via railway can save up to $600 million in comparison with road transportation, Mehr news agency quoted him as saying on Sunday.

  • RAI 2018-05-29 20:14

    European companies still continuing co-op with RAI: official

    TEHRAN – European companies are still continuing their cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI), ILNA reported on Tuesday quoting a railway official.

  • Iran Turkmenistan deal 2018-05-15 06:22

    Railway co-op MOU signed between Iran, Turkmenistan

    TEHRAN- Iran and Turkmenistan inked a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the railway sector, the portal of Iranian Transport Ministry reported.

  • Railway 2018-05-07 21:10

    Transit of goods via railway to reach 3m tons by March 2019

    TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran’s railway network is planned to reach three million tons in the current Iranian calendar year (which ends on March 20, 2019), according to the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI).

  • Intl. rail travelers visit Isfahan 2018-04-07 19:59

    Intl. rail travelers visit Isfahan

    TEHRAN – A number of international rail travelers arrived in Isfahan late on Friday for a one-day excursion across the central Iranian city.

  • 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.

  • Iran-CKTI 2017-11-28 20:11

    Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Turkmenistan to boost railway traffic along CKTI

    TEHRAN - Iran, Kazakhstan, China and Turkmenistan signed a protocol identifying operators for the organization of container trains on China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran (CKTI) route.