China will Build Railway Line in Tehran

China will Build Railway Line in Tehran
September 14, 2010 12:09 pm

China will sign a contract with Iran to build a railway line in Tehran.

The $2bn (£1.3bn) project includes the first step of a project to connect the Middle East and Central Asia to Beijing in China. The line will run from Tehran through the cities of Arak, Hamedan and Kermanshah to the town of Khosravi on the border with Iraq.

The 1,225-mile route could also link Iran with Iraq and Syria in the future, according to The final document of the contract has been signed with a Chinese company and representatives of the countries will meet this week to finalise a deal for the route.

The Asian Development Bank is funding a feasibility study for the project. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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