Transportation

Latest Transportation News in Iran – Shipping, road haulage, public transport, rail freight, aerospace and passenger travel are all covered in this section.

Iran, Afghanistan Open Major Cross-Border Railway

Iran and Afghanistan have inaugurated a railway project connecting the Iranian city of Khaf to Herat in the other country.

Khaf-Herat Railway to Link Afghanistan to Europe through Iran

The project to connect the Iranian city of Khaf to Herat in Afghanistan via a rail link is part of Tehran’s efforts to expand its rail network and connect it to those of its neighbouring countries.

Iran’s First Consignment of Exports Arrives in Afghanistan via Rail

Iran’s first consignment of exports has arrived in Afghanistan via the Herat-Khaf railway, and was warmly welcomed by Afghans.

Iran Urges Closer Transport Ties among ESCAP Member States

Iran has called for closer transport cooperation among member states of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

Iran Key Transit Route as 1,400 Flights Pass through Iranian Skies Daily: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says some 1,400 flights pass through the skies over Iran daily, which indicates the significance of the country as a major air transit route.
Karabakh Truce Deal Not to Change Iran-Armenia Transit Routes

Karabakh Truce Deal Not to Change Iran-Armenia Transit Routes: Official

Iran has rejected rumours about the consequences of the ceasefire agreement between Armenia and the Azerbaijan Republic, saying no change will take place in the Iran’s transit routes toward either of the two countries.
Iran-Afghanistan Railway to Open in Coming Days: President

Iran-Afghanistan Railway to Open in Coming Days: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled plans for the opening of a long-awaited railway linking Iran’s Khaf to Afghanistan’s Herat, saying the new route would promote trade cooperation between the two neighbours.
Plane Carrying Live Sheep Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Plane Carrying Live Sheep Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

A Boeing-747 cargo plane carrying live sheep has made an emergency landing in Iran after experiencing technical difficulties.
Iran Urges Expedition of Trade with Neighbouring Countries

Iran Urges Expedition of Trade with Neighbouring Countries

The Iranian president has instructed relevant authorities to set up a working group immediately to remove bureaucratic obstacles to trade and economic relations with neighbouring countries.
Iran, Bulgaria to Boost Transport Cooperation

Iran, Bulgaria to Boost Transport Cooperation

Tehran and Sofia are to forge closer cooperation in the domains of economy, the transit of goods and transportation.