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HYUNDAI Rotem announced on December 4 that it has been awarded a Won 929.3bn ($US 856m) contract by Iranian Islamic Republic Railways (RAI) to supply 150 three-car DMUs for Raja…
ACCORDING to Mr Yusef Gheranpasha, head of Iranian Islamic Republic Railways’ (RAI) northern region, a Russian bank has agreed a €1bn loan to help fund the electrification of the 500km…
THE Iranian city of Shiraz opened an extension to Line 1 of the city’s metro on August 22 in the presence of Iran’s minister of state, Dr Rahmani Fazli.
THE CEO of China’s Exim Bank Mr Sun Ping and the CEO of Iran’s Bank of Industry and Mining, Mr Ashraf Afkhami, signed a $US 1.5bn loan agreement in Tehran…
ALSTOM has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Industrial Development and Renovation Organisation of Iran (IDRO), and Iranian Rail Industries Development Company (IRICO) to create a joint venture for…
The initial 22km section of Tehran Line 7 from Meydane San’at in the north of the city to Basij in the southeast was inaugurated on June 11.
HAMEDAN, a city of nearly 500,000 inhabitants in western Iran, finally joined the national railway network on May 8, when the country’s president Dr Hassan Rouhani made an inaugural trip…
THE Industrial Development and Renovation Organisation of Iran (Idro) has signed a joint venture contract with Transmashholding (TMH), Russia, to manufacture freight and passenger rolling stock in Iran.
THE Iranian city of Shiraz extended its first metro line on April 20 with the inauguration of the 3km southern section of Line 1 between Namazi and Zandiyeh.
AZERBAIJAN officially inaugurated a new cross-border link to the Iranian city of Astara on March 5 when the first test train crossed the newly-constructed dual-gauge (1520mm and 1435mm gauge) bridge…
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