Iran’s Rail, Road Transit Up 55% in Two Months: Roads Minister

Iran’s Rail, Road Transit Up 55% in Two Months: Roads Minister

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s minister of roads and urban development said the country’s rail and road transits registered a 55-percent growth in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19 – April 22, 2024), compared to the same period last year.

Speaking in the inaugural ceremony of the 11th International Exhibition of Rail Transportations & Related Industries Equipment dubbed “IRAN RAILEXPO 2024” on Saturday, Mehrdad Bazrpash noted that the road transit of the country showed a more than 58 percent growth in the previous year (ended March 19, 2024).

In this period, the country also witnessed considerable growth in the rail sector, the roads minister added, IRNA reported.

More than 100 domestic companies and five foreign companies from China, Russia, India, and the Republic of Azerbaijan have participated in this exhibition to showcase their latest achievements and technologies in the railway industry.

The domestically-manufactured GM locomotive engine, Model GT26, and Locomotive Microprocessor Control System (LCS) will also be unveiled in the exhibition.

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