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Iran Urges India to Speed Up Railway Construction

Iran Urges India to Speed Up Railway Construction

An Iranian official has called on India to accelerate the construction of a railway in southern Iran under a mutual agreement.
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Germany Willing to Provide Iran Air with All-Out Assistance: Envoy

German ambassador to Iran has expressed his country’s willingness to provide assistance to Iran's flag carrier airline, Iran Air.

Over 1,400 Planes Crossing Iran’s Sky Every Day: Official

Iran says at least 1,400 planes cross its skies everyday – an announcement that a top military official in Tehran says is a proof of the country’s airspace security for regional and transregional airliners.
Iran Inks Deal with Russia to Buy Several Sukhoi-100 Jets: Report

Iran Inks Deal with Russia to Buy Several Sukhoi-100 Jets: Report

Representatives of Iran’s defence ministry have signed a contract with Russia for purchase of several Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) passenger planes, according to media reports.

Iran, France’s Alstom Sign Deal for Building Railroad Cars

French transport company Alstom has signed a joint agreement for the construction of metro and suburban railroad cars in Iran.
Bus Equipped with Evaporative Cooler Unveiled in Iran

Bus Equipped with Evaporative Cooler Unveiled in Iran

Iran has unveiled a bus equipped with evaporative cooler in the extremely hot and dry province of Sistan and Baluchestan in the country’s southeastern.
Iran Signs $1.3bn High-Speed Rail Deal with Italy

Iran Signs $1.3bn High-Speed Rail Deal with Italy

Iran’s state railway company and its Italian counterpart have signed a deal worth 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) to build a high-speed rail line between Iranian cities of Arak and Qom.
124 Iranian Planes Crippled, Waiting for Spare Parts

124 Iranian Planes Crippled, Waiting for Spare Parts

A recent media report says about one and a half years after the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, at least 124 out of 298 planes in the Islamic Republic’s air fleet remain grounded due to the government’s failure to import spare parts from Europe.
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Iran to Appoint Woman as Head of Flag Carrier Airline

If approved by the Iranian cabinet, a woman is going to take the helm at the country's national airliner Iran Air as the first-ever female Iranian heading the company.
Iran, Italy to Ink €1.2bn Deal on Railway Development

Iran, Italy to Ink €1.2bn Deal on Railway Development

The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) will sign a €1.2-billion deal with its Italian counterpart Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) to build a high-speed railroad between the central cities of Qom and Arak.

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