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AFTER a three-year hiatus, passenger services resumed between Tabriz in northwest Iran and Van, Turkey on June 18.
IRANIAN president Dr Hassan Rouhani inaugurated a 2km extension of Mashhad metro Line 2 from Shohada to Shariati on May 7, connecting the city’s two metro lines for the first…
THE city of Kermanshah in western Iran joined the national railway network on March 20, when the country’s president Dr Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the 110km line from Firuzan.
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…
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