Transportation

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

Iran Denies Saudis Responded to Its Oil Tanker’s Distress Call

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organisation says no maritime entity in the region responded to a request for assistance from Iranian oil tanker after it was hit by two missiles Friday.

ICOMOS to Assess Iran’s Rail Corridor for Recognition as Industrial Heritage

Tehran says representatives of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will do a field survey on Iran’s cross-country rail corridor in order to register it as the country’s first industrial heritage.

Collision with Pickup Truck Grounds Tehran-Yazd Plane

In an unprecedented accident a pickup truck has collided with ATR-72 plane in Iran’s Yazd airport.

Iraq Reopens Border Crossing with Iran ahead of Arba’een

The Khosravi border crossing between Iran and Iraq reopened on Friday, more than six years after a terrorist attack led to its closure.

Iran Leader Allocates Funds for Key Railroad Project

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has approved tapping Iran’s sovereign wealth fund for construction of a key railway southeast of the country, says Iran’s transportation minister.
Iran Keeping Close Watch on US Military All Around World: Top General

Iran to Become Self-Sufficient in Aircraft Engine Production: Top General

Iran is going to become fully self-sufficient in producing aircraft engines, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said.

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker Grace 1: Official

The Iranian supertanker Grace-1 seized in Gibraltar has been finally released after almost 40 days, apparently as a goodwill gesture by the UK to secure the release of the British oil tanker Stena Impero impounded in Iran.

Tehran-Ankara Train on Track again after 4 Years

After a four-year suspension, Iran launched the first Tehran-Ankara train, which made its inaugural trip to Turkey on Wednesday night. Carrying 200 passengers, the 5-car train departed Tehran at 10 PM local time.

Neshat Jahandari Becomes Second Woman Airline Pilot of Iran

Neshat Jahandari has recently received her four stripes after her first independent flight, turning into the second woman airline pilot in Iran.
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Swedish Ex-Leader Disputes UK Capture of Iranian Oil Tanker

A former prime minister of Sweden has questioned the legality of seizure of an Iranian oil tanker by the UK, stressing that the non-EU states are not subject to the European sanctions.