Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Transportation

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.

Uber Picks Iranian-American Entrepreneur as New CEO

Dara Khosrowshahi, the Tehran-born CEO of Expedia Inc., has been picked as the new chief executive of the embattled ride-hailing startup Uber.

Tehran to Host Air Transport Exhibition

The first edition of an exhibition on the aeronautics industry, named Aero Persia, is scheduled to be held in the Iranian capital in mid-September, 2017.

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

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’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.

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.

Iran Planning to Promote Citizens’ Use of Bicycle

Despite efforts by Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) and anti-air pollution campaigns, the use of bicycles has failed to gain widespread popularity across the country. However, the public’s positive reaction to a recently launched challenge has raised hopes to this end.

Iran Traditional Taxi Industry to Launch Ride-Hailing App

Tehran’s Taxi Organization will launch its own app in the near future in an attempt to claim back its market share from local ride-hailing applications Snapp and TAP30, the head of the organization announced.

Ambitious Project to Connect Europe to India Closer to Reality

Azerbaijan officially launched a rail link with Iran on Sunday by sending a train across the border to Iran’s northern city of Astara thus taking an ambitious multimodal transport project that connects northern Europe to India closer to reality.

Iranian Taxi Drivers Protest against E-Hailing Apps

Iranian taxi drivers staged a protest rally in front of the Iranian Parliament against two e-hailing companies in Tehran.

Iran’s Roads Minister Survives Impeachment

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development survived an impeachment bid by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.

Iran to Buy Electric Bus from Belarus: Official

Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko said the European country plans to sell electric buses to Iran.

Public Buses in Tehran Are Disinfected Every Day

An Iranian transport official says the public buses in the Iranian capital are sanitized and disinfected on a daily basis.

Benefactors, people and village councils are to help pave dirt roads in rural areas

Members of the public contribute to efforts to pave dirt roads and thus reduce road accidents.

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