India and Iran will Connect with Railway

India and Iran will Connect with Railway
April 30, 2008 11:42 pm | Last Update: August 1, 2015 11:44 pm

India is to help Iran build a crucial freight rail link, creating a transport corridor to Russia via Iran.

The 600km-long Chabahar port and Fahraj rail line is part of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific’s Trans-Asian Railway project.
The rail line is seen as vital for the proposed North-South international corridor linking India, Iran, Azerbaijan and Russia.
“Since the Chabahar port is close to Gujarat, the Indian Railways can explore utilising the route for multimodal transport of goods to Iran and Russia. Similarly, transporting goods to Afghanistan via Fahraj could be another good option. It will also provide direct access to Europe,” India’s Railway Board Chairman K C Jena told The Hindu newspaper.
A team of experts from the Indian Railways is scheduled to visit Iran to work out the details of the project, according to Jena. 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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