Railway Industry



  • روحانی 2018-03-20 11:22

    Pres. Rouhani arrives in Kermanshah province

    TEHRAN, Mar. 20 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani and his accompanying delegation comprised of several ministers and deputies arrived in western province of Kermanshah this morning to visit the quake-stricken areas and inaugurate some infrastructure projects.

  • Akhoundi 2018-02-17 19:48

    Indians to invest $2 billion in Iran's port, railways

    TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (MNA) – Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development, who is accompanying President Rouhani on his trip to India, announced on Saturday that Indians have expressed their initial agreement to invest $ 2 billion in Iran’s ports and railways.

  • Fakhriyeh 2018-01-21 15:29

    Azerbaijan's 50% finance share for Rasht-Astara Railway project

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development for International Affairs Asghar Fakhriyeh Kashan on Sunday said, “with the allocation of $500 million worth of finance by the Republic of Azerbaijan, construction operation of Rasht-Astara Railway project will go on stream between Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan within the framework of joint venture (JV) contract.”

  • rail 2018-01-20 10:38

    Iran, Pakistan to run joint railway line

    TEHRAN, Jan. 20 (MNA) – Iran and Pakistan have reached an agreement to cooperate on tourism industry through building a railway system between the two countries.

  • حمل و نقل ریلی 2017-12-30 10:27

    Rasht-Astara railway finance finalized

    TEHRAN, Dec. 30 (MNA) – Finance for the construction of Rasht-Astara Railway was finalized by the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • rail 2017-12-18 22:59

    Russian firms sign contract to make railcar, locomotive in Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Two Russian firms signed a contract with the Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Monday to allocate 3 billion Euros for joint production of railcars and locomotives.

  • Railway 2017-12-18 12:14

    Rail official:

    Iran’s railroad transit up by 61%

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Railway official Hossein Ashouri said volume of transit in the country’s rail industry had grown by 61 per cent in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (began March 21).

  • نشست مسئولان راه آهن های ایران و جمهوری آذربایجان در آستارا 2017-12-12 15:48

    By: Mehdi Hosseinejadi

    Iran, Azerbaijan railway officials gather in Astara

    ASTARA, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Railway officials of Iran and Azerbaijan gathered on Tuesday in Astara, Gilan province, to complete and remove obstacles on the implementation of the Astara-Astara International Railway Project

  • عباس آخوندی 2017-12-12 13:10

    Russians to build 6,800 freight cars for Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Road Minister Akhundi said Iran holds a contract with Russia for construction of 6,800 railway carriages most of which will be build in Iran’s soil.

  • عباس آخوندی امضا 2017-12-02 14:58

    Iran, S. Korea sign $720m contract

    TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) – Iran inked a $720m contract with South Korea to buy 450 rail buses from the latter within 6-year period.

  • قطار برقی 2017-11-16 15:02

    VP issues permit for Chinese financing electrified rail

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) –According to a permit released on Thursday, Iranian government allowed the economy ministry to issue guarantees for Chinese Exim Bank for financing Tehran-Mashhad rail electrification.

  • سعید محمدزاده مدیرعامل راه آهن 2017-11-14 13:47

    Tehran, Berlin trade turnover hits €2.8bn

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Saeed Mohammadzadeh said volume of trade turnover between Iran and Germany had grown to 2.9 billion euros.

  • بندر انزلی 2017-10-30 10:17

    Tehran, Moscow call for INSTC activation

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s roads minister, at a meeting with his Russian counterpart, stressed the need to activate the International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) in eastern and western parts of the Caspian Sea.

  • agree 2017-10-09 10:23

    Tehran, Prague ink MoU for industrial coop.

    TEHRAN, Oct. 09 (MNA) – Deputy industry minister of Czech Republic said his country was ready to transfer technical know-how and related experiences to Iran.

  • عباس نظری مدیرکل بین الملل راه آهن 2017-09-17 15:23

    Iran cuts rail fright tariffs to benefit India-Russia route

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – A senior official in Islamic Republic of Iran Railways said Iran has reduced tariffs for goods transportation by 50% in order to increase attraction of cargo to INSTC-Express Corridor from India to Russia.

  • Trade Rail Corridor 2017-09-09 09:55

    Iranian railways:

    South-West Trade Rail Corridor established by consent of five parties

    TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) – The joint session of the railway CEO’s of Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine and Poland aiming establish of South – West Trade Rail Corridor was held in Odessa, Ukraine.

  • Alstom 2017-09-05 19:03

    France's Alstom to sink €1.2bn into Iranian rail industry

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Alstom Rail transport company of France has announced the plan to invest 1.2 billion euros in Arak Pars Wagon by finance.

  • حمل و نقل ریلی 2017-08-30 11:40

    Rail official:

    Iran-Afghanistan railway project 80% through

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Deputy head of Iran Railways company said the railroad project to connect Iran to Afghanistan had made significant progress and was 80 per cent through.

  • ریل قطار  -  راه آهن - قطار باری 2017-08-26 16:26

    Rail freight transit up by 75%

    TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (MNA) – Deputy head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways said volume of rail freight transit has increased by 57 per cent since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (began March 21).

  • اصغر فخریه کاشان 2017-08-08 13:50

    Siemens to allocate €3bn finance to Iranian projects

    TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian road minister said Siemens of Germany was planning to finance Iranian power and rail projects with a value of three billion dollars.

  • عباس نظری مدیرکل بین الملل راه آهن 2017-07-31 12:56

    Iran after expanding rail corridors

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – A senior official in Islamic Republic of Iran Railways has announced that Iran plans to develop rail freight corridors.

  • Tehran-Mashhad Railway 2017-07-25 12:44

    Iran, China ink contract to electrify Tehran-Mashhad railway

    TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – A contract was inked today between Iran and China to supply necessary finance to the Tehran-Mashhad railway electrification project.

  • بازدید اهالی رسانه از کارخانه واگن سازی مترو 2017-07-24 13:43

    Trilateral agreement signed to build subway carriages in Iran

    TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (MNA) – A joint cooperation agreement was inked on construction of subway cars at the presence of Iranian Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh.

  • راه اهن قزوین- رشت 2017-07-20 18:06

    Khaf-Herat railway to open within weeks

    TEHRAN, Jul. 20 (MNA) – A senior official in Islamic Republic of Iran Railways said the railway from Khaf in Iran to Herat in Afghanistan will become operational in three weeks.

  • italian railway 2017-07-12 20:28

    Italy, Iran sign high-speed rail deal

    TEHRAN, Jul. 12 (MNA) – lsamic Republic of Iran Railways and Italy's Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) inked three cooperation, investment and training MoUs on Tuesday.

  • محمد سعیدنژاد 2017-07-11 14:32

    Tehran, Kiev to boost maritime, port partnership

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – An Ukrainian delegation met with head of Iran’s PMO discussing expansion of cooperation in maritime, port and transit sectors.

  • قطار باری 2017-07-09 11:33

    Azerbaijan to invest in Astara railway station

    TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (MNA) – Iranian Railways announced that an investment agreement has been inked with Azerbaijan Republic for construction and operation of railway terminal in Iran's Astara.

  • نفت ایران هند 2017-06-18 15:07

    Iran, India call for boosting credit lines

    TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Economy ministers of Iran and India met in Seoul and examined ways to facilitate the use of credit lines.

  • حمل و نقل ریلی 2017-05-31 11:06

    Tehran, Dushanbe mull over stronger rail ties

    TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) – An official at Iran's Railway Company said Iran’s aluminum powder and crude oil will be soon exported to Tajikistan via railroad.

  • راه آهن همدان 2017-05-20 04:38

    Iran, Germany ink railway MoU

    TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for technical and financial cooperation has been signed between the Bonyad Eastern railway company (Bonrail) and German State Railway.