1 million tons of freight is expected to be transported on Iran-Turkey railway this year.
The freight trains will soon restart with limited number of wagons between Iran and Turkey.
Transasia Express has restarted after 4 years between Tehran and Ankara.
Austrian train operator Rail Cargo Group has announced a regular container train between Germany and Iran.
The Elazig-Tatvan rail stretch, which was closed for one week due to landsliding, is expected to open today.
Baku-Tblisi-Kars railway was announced to be commissioned at 2017 summer.
Iran Railways (RAI) will get huge incentive from government in return for increasing its freight and passenger volumes.
There’ll be three new long-distance freight train trials during this summer bypassing Turkey.
Iran was recently added to the list of countries to which a direct container train is organized from China.
Iran Railways (RAI) announced 50% additional discount for transit rail freight via Iran.
Legios, leading freight wagon producer from Czech Republic, has opened a sales office in Teharan, Iran.
Iran and Azerbaijan signed agreement to complete the Tehran-Nahcivan railway.
Sanctions for Iran applied by UN, EU and USA had recently been lifted officially.
by Erkan Ozkan
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