Rail line connecting Iran & Iraq to launch soon

Per year, 200 million tonnes of cargo is expected to be transported.
Iran, Iraq, Rail network, NEWS


Iran Railway Company's managing director, Mohsen Pour Seyed Aghaie, said on Wednesday (7 January) that the last phase of laying of rail tracks connecting Iran to Iraq, to transport goods and passengers, at Shalamche border has been finalised.

The current volume for exchange of cargo through the railway is about 35 million tonnes per year, which is to be increased by neary 200 million tonnes per year.

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