The Miandoab-Maragheh railroad project was inaugurated Monday morning by President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, IRNA reported.
The railroad is the first phase of a 184-km national railroad project which would finally link the city of Maragheh in Eest Azarbaijan province to the provincial capital city of Orumiyeh in West Azarbaijan province.
Construction of the Maragheh-Orumiyeh national railroad project started ten years ago expending upto now a total budget of 1,100 billion rials.
President Ahmadinejad arrived in West Azarbaijan Monday morning to open four industrial and development projects including the railroad project.
Later in the day, he is to inaugurate three other projects in the province.