Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan to connect railway networks
5/8/2013 9:55:47 AM
The project, which is dubbed the Caspian Sea eastern rail corridor, will be officially inaugurated by presidents of the three countries, he noted, IRNA reported.
The rail corridor will be around 1,000 kilometers in length, 140 kilometers of which will be in Kazakhstan, 700 kilometers in Turkmenistan, and 90 kilometers in Iran, Saheb-Mohammadi added.
In December 2012, Saheb-Mohammadi said that the national Iranian railway network is already linked with the Syrian and Turkish networks.
Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Ali Nikzad said on Sunday that construction operations for some other railroads are underway to connect the country’s railroad to those of neighboring countries.