Russia to finance electrification of Garmsar-Incheh Borun railway project

TEHRAN, Jul. 1 (MNA) – Technical and Infrastructural Deputy CEO of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Mazyar Yazdani said that Garmsar-Incheh Borun Railway project will be electrified using Russian finance at €1.2 billion.

Garmsar-Incheh Borun Railway project will be electrified in a period of four years, he maintained.

The inaugural ceremony for launching electrification of Garmsar-Incheh Borun Railway project will be held tomorrow at the venue of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways in the presence of distinguished Iranian and Russian officials.

The financial resources of this rail project will be provided by Russia using $1.2 billion finance scheme, he observed.

Garmsar-Incheh Borun rail line is located at Iranian transit route from Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Amirabad Port, he said, adding, “moreover promoting transit capacity, operation of this giant rail project will play an important role in transport of passengers.”

Once this contract is finalized, not only rail transport situation will be improved, but also rail transit capacity is also increased, he reiterated.

He put the length of Garmsar-Incheh Borun railway at about 430 km, more than 200 km of which is located in mountainous region.

He pointed to the salient specification of this rail project as follows: increasing cargo transport capacity, reducing noise and environmental pollution as well as decreasing liquid fuel consumption rate.

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