Siemens Deals with Iran

Siemens Deals with Iran
August 28, 2007 7:42 am

The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, Iran Power Plant Projects Management Company (MAPNA) and Germany’s Siemens Transportation have finalised a contract to manufacture 200 locomotives for cargo and passenger trains, according to Iranian news reports.

Under the contract, MAPNA will manufacture the locomotives in cooperation with Siemens in a deal which was finally agreed after five years of intensive negotiations with Iranian Railways.
Iranian Railways is believed to currently own 420 locomotives and hopes the new trains will join the fleet in two years. 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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