Mianeh-Tabriz railway to connect Iran to Europe
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 16
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
The Mianeh-Tabriz railway in northwestern Iran will connect the country to Europe.
Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi said an investor for the 200-kilometer railway will be revealed in the near future, Iran's IRNA news agency reported on May 16.
The route will include 9 stations, 7 tunnels, and 21 bridges. The railway is projected to carry 3 million tons of cargo and 4.5 million passengers per year.
Passenger and cargo trains will move at 160km per hour and 100km per hour speeds.